Flow Cytometry Core Facility (FCCF)

McGill University, Montréal, Québec
What the facility does

Flow cytometry and cell sorting.

Areas of expertise

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility (FCCF) is equipped with four (4) cell sorters, three (3) conventional cytometers and two (2) full-spectrum instruments enabling scientists to analyze over 50 fluorescent parameters at once. Scientific support is available to help effective use of the technology and operator-assisted acquisition on analyzers.

Research services
  • Flow cytometry
  • Cell sorting
  • Training
  • Consulting
  • Scientific support for use of technology
  • Online booking system for easy access to the facility 
Sectors of application
  • Education
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment
BD FACSCanto II Flow Cytometry System8 parameters.
BD LRS Fortessa Flow Cytometer5 lasers, 20 parameters.
BD LRS Fortessa Flow Cytometer4 lasers, 18 parameters.
BD FACSAria III Cell Sorter13 parameters.
BD FACSAria Fusion Cell Sorter18 parameters.
Sony SH800 Cell Sorter8 parameters.
Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX SRT Cell Sorter17 parameters.
Cytek Aurora full-spectrum Flow Cytometry system67 parameters.
Cytek Northern Lights full-spectrum Flow Cytometry system38 parameters.


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