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Technologies

The Centre for Cytomics currently houses multiple state-of-the-art flow cytometry technologies for research, training and teaching across all main research areas:

  • Mycology
  • Immunology
  • Environmental science
  • Microbiology
  • Marine research
  • Plant biology
  • Clinical research

» Training and access to our equipment

Attune NxT Flow Cytometer

  • 4Laser (V/B/YG/R)
  • 2 Scatter, 14 Fluorescence
  • Microparticle optical filter set
  • Autosampler for 96- and 384-well plates
  • Acoustic technology, less clogging
  • Fastest sample rate: 1ml/min

» More about the Attune NxT

Aurora Spectral Flow Cytometer

  • 5Laser (UV/V/B/YG/R)
  • 3 Scatter, 64 fluorescence channels
  • Beyond 35 colours simultaneously
  • Autofluorescence correction

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ImageStreamX MKII

  • 5Laser (UV/V/B/YG/R)
  • 2 Camera, 12 Channel
  • Quantitative Imaging Flow Cytometer
  • Multi-Magnification and Extended Depth of Field
  • Autosampler for 96-well plates

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Luminex FlexMap 3D

  • Multiplexing: simultaneous up to 500 analytes (genes or proteins) in a single sample
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): ≥4.5 logs
  • Read Time: 96-well plate in ~20 min (up to 144,000 tests/hour); 384-well plate in ~75 min (up to 153,600 tests/hour)
  • DNA/RNA/Proteins

» More about the Luminex FlexMap 3D

BD FACSAria Fusion

  • Biosafety BSL II cabinet
  • 4Laser (V/B/YG/R)
  • 16 Fluorescence
  • Four-way sorting
  • Single Cell Sorting

» More about the BD FACSAria Fusion

Evos M5000 FL Microscope

  • Fluorescent Microscope
  • Brightfield, phase contrast and 4 colour fluorescence
  • Series of objective (5x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x and 100x)
  • High-resolution CMOS camera

» More about the Evos M5000