McMaster Core Flow Facility

The McMaster Core Flow facility provides access to operator-assisted sorters and to several state-of-the-art analytical flow cytometers, as well as comprehensive training and consultation services to enable our users to use this technology to elevate the scope and quality of their research. For immunological analysis specifically of materials obtained from human clinical trials; please visit the Human Immune Testing Suite (HITS) website.

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Flow Facility Sites
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MDCL 4098
MDCL 5058
MDCL 5144
Hours of Operation
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Analytical flow cytometers (BD Fortessa, BD LSRII and Miltenyi MAcsQuant) are available to trained users (with passwords) 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  • Sorting time has to be arranged with the facility’s operator.
  • The facility operator is only available during normal university work hours for assistance.
Rates and Fees
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Effective as of February 1st, 2019

Analysers

Unassisted/hr

Assisted/hr

BD Fortessa (MDCL4089)

sliding scale

80

BD LSRII (MDCL4089)

sliding scale

80

BD LSRII (MDCL5144)

sliding scale

80

Miltenyi MacsQuant (MDCL5144)

50

80

MoFlo (MDCL5058)

N/A

80

Sliding scale rate*

Per Hour

1-120 hours

$70

121-240 hours

$50

241+ hours

$30

*credits generated stating May 1, 2019



Sorters

Unassisted/hr

Assisted/hr

AriaIII (MDCL4089)

N/A

80

AriaIIu (MDCL5144)

N/A

80

MoFlo (MDCL5058)

N/A

80



Training

$80/hr

Consultation (Data Analysis, Experiment Design)

$50/hr

FlowJo Site License Fee

~$350/year

MDCL 4098
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Instruments in this Room
BD AriaIII
BD LSRFortessa
BD LSRII
MDCL 5059
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Instruments in this Room
MoFlo XDP (Default)
MDCL 5144
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Instruments in this Room
BD AriaII (Default)
BD LSRII
Miltenyi MacsQuant
Booking
Scheduling and Cancellation for Flow Analyzers (Self-users)
Scheduling and Cancellation for Flow Analyzers (with Facility Assistance)
Scheduling and Cancellation for sorters (AriaIII, AriaIIu and MoFlo)
Safety Rules

MDCL 4098

Hong Liang

McMaster Immunology Research Centre
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905-525-9140 ext. 21589
liangh@mcmaster.ca

MDCL 5058

Minomi Subapanditha

McMaster Immunology Research Centre
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905-525-9140 ext. 26382
subapamk@mcmaster.ca

MDCL 5144

Zoya Tabunshchyk

McMaster Immunology Research Centre
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289-208-2311
zoyatab@mcmaster.ca