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Instrument Training

Training is NOT required for staff-assisted instrument use.  For those wishing to run samples independently, steps for instrument training are outlined below. 

If you have any training specific questions please email us.

Pre-requisite for ALL analyzer/sorter training: 

  • Completion/understanding of BD’s “Introduction to Flow Cytometry” course module (requires Flash Player - not viewable using Chrome web browser)

**Click on each instrument to see the training details

ANALYZER Training

AURORA 

(Reservation instructions)(Details)

1.  1:1 with a Training Operator ($ instr + op)
2. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
3 and beyond.  1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)

QUANTEON/PENTEON

(Reservation instructions)(Details) Trainings for this instrument and for the new Penteon will begin in November.

1.  Quanteon small group:  weekly, no samples needed ($80/session)
2. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
3 and beyond.  1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)

LSRII, LSRII-2, LSRII-UV, Symphony, Abbott 

(Reservation instructions)(Details)

1. ‘LSRII #1’ small group:   ZOOM session; every other week, no samples needed (no charge session)
2. ‘LSRII #2’ small group:  Hands-on lab session; once per week, no samples needed ($80/session)
3. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
4 and beyond.  1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)

SORTER Training

MIKADO (Sony SH800) 

(Reservation instructions)(Details

1.  1:1 with a Training Operator ($ instr + op)
2. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
3 and beyond.  1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)

SATCHMO (FACSJazz) 

(Reservation instructions)(DetailsNo training is being offered.

1. 1:1 with a Training Operator, no samples needed ($ instr + op)
2. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
3 and beyond.  1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)

FACSAria SORTERS: ARIA, VERDI, AIDA, PICI, FALSTAFF, COSTELLO, DONCARLO 

(Reservation instructions)(Details)

Pre-requisite for ALL FACSAria training:  LSRII #1 and #2 is REQUIRED; significant flow cytometry experience is highly recommended.

1. 'Aria #1' small group in-person: once per week, no samples needed ($80/session)
2. 'Aria #2' small group hands-on lab: once per week, no samples needed ($80/session)
3 & 4. 1:1 with a Training Operator, bring small sample with controls ($ instr + op)
5 and beyond. 1:1 with a Training Operator, user runs experiments with staff oversight ($ instr + op)
 

Certification for ALL Instruments:

When user demonstrates independent operation and collection of quality data

Last modified: 
Wed, 24 Nov 2021 at 5:13 pm