The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together

Instrumentation

To determine which fluorophores may be run on each instrument, consult this document.

Analyzers
Sorters

Benchtop Analyzers

FACS LSRs

FACS LSR

  • FACS LSR II HTS-1: 4 laser, 10 color analyzer running BD FACSDIVA software on XP, also equipped with HTS
  • FACS LSR II HTS-2: 4 laser, 11 color analyzer running BD FACSDIVA software on XP, also equipped with HTS

  • LSR FORTESSA HTS-1: 4 laser, 14 color analyzer running BD FACSDIVA and equipped with HTS
  • LSR FORTESSA HTS-2: 4 laser, 16 color analyzer running BD FACSDIVA and equipped with HTS

FACSCANTO

FACSCANTO

  • FACS Canto II HTS-1: 3 laser, 8 color analyzer, running BD FACSDIVA software on XP, also equipped with HTS

Cell Sorters

FACS SORTERS

FACS ARIA

  • Aria1: 4 laser, 11 color sorter running BDFACS Diva software. Can sort into 1.5 mL, 5 mL, 15 mL, or 96 well plates. Can sort up to 4 populations.
  • Aria2: 4 laser, 14 color sorter in a BSC for biohazardous samples running BDFACS Diva software. Can sort into 1.5 mL, 5 mL, 15 mL, or 96 well plates. Can sort up to 4 populations.
  • Aria3: 4 laser, 12 color sorterin a BSC for biohazardous samples running BDFACS Diva software. Can sort into 1.5 mL, 5 mL, 15 mL, or 96 well plates. Can sort up to 4 populations at one time.
  • Aria4: 4 laser, 14 color sorter running BDFACS Diva software. Can sort into 1.5 mL, 5 mL, 15 mL, or 96 well plates. Can sort up to 4 populations at one time.

  • Sony MA900-1: 4 laser, 12 color sorter in a BSC for biohazardous samples.  Can sort into 1.5 mL, 5 mL, 15 mL, or 96 well plates. Can sort up to 4 populations.