Telephone: +61 3 8344 9937
Location: Room 8042/43, Level 8
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
The University of Melbourne
792 Elizabeth St
Melbourne Vic 3000, Australia
- Tina Luke
- Angela Hind
Flow Cytometry Operator
- Catherine Li
Flow Cytometry Operator
|Instrument||DIY Licensed User Operated||Tech Operated|
LSRII Fortessa |
Bookings and Training
Bookings can be made via the Australian Research Infrastructure Network (ARIN). It is a cloud based booking calendar that links a number of platforms within the University. ImmunoID and the Melbourne Brain Centre form the Melbourne Cytometry Platform.
Click the following link to register for access to the facility:
For training to become a licensed user please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org detailing what instruments you require training on and previous Flow Cytometry experience.
Once access has been granted and training is complete save the following link as your bookmark as it provides a shortcut for booking ImmunoID instruments.
Bookings via the online booking system must be made at least 24 hours in advance of required service. For bookings with less than 24 hours notice, please contact the manager to check availability.
Users can cancel their bookings via the online booking system up to 48 hours before their sort.
Cancellations with between 24-48 hours notice will be charged 50% of the booked time, minimum of 1 hour. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice, and no-shows will be charged in full.
Minimum booking is 1 hour after which users will be charged in 30-minute increments.
All cells for sorting must be sieved through mesh, preferably 40 µm, prior to sorting.
Charging starts from the time booked, so it is in your interest to arrive on time.
For the full booking and conditions policy click here.
Other Cytometry Facilities
Other Cytometry Facilities in the Melbourne Research Community
Instrumentation for Flow Cytometry is a significant capital investment and as members of the broader medical research community here in Melbourne, we want to see such facilities fully utilised. If the ImmunoID Flow Cytometry is fully booked for the time of planned use, the following facilities are available for use by our staff and students. In each case, you should contact the contact person of the facility to arrange this.
Additional University of Melbourne Flow Cytometry Platform Facilities and Resources
MBC Facility at Stem Cells Australia
Kenneth Myer Building (Melbourne Brain Centre)
Phone: +61 3 9035 8536
Becton Dickinson FACS Aria III and Beckman Coulter Cyan (3 laser, 9 fluorescence detectors).
Dr Vanta Jameson: Facility manager/ operator | email@example.com
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
Phone: +61 3 9035 8536 or +61 401 994 897
Dr Vanta Jameson: operator | firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Medicine
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Phone: +61 3 8344 3291
Beckman Coulter Cyan (2 lasers, 7 fluorescence detectors).
Dr Marian Todaro: email@example.com
Kevin Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: http://22.214.171.124/phpScheduleIt/index.php (login required)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Phone: +61 3 83442534
BD FACSCanto II
Dr Yee-Foong Mok: email@example.com
Melbourne Dental School
The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
Phone: +61 3 9341 1567
Beckman Coulter MoFlo XDP High speed Cell sorter (488 nm, UV, 633 nm).
Beckman Coulter FC500,
Beckman Coulter Quanta MPL (well suited for electrical volume (cell size) and microbial flow cytometry)
Dr Alexis Perez Gonzalez: email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Neil O'Brien Simpson: email - email@example.com
Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform (MCFP)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Building
Phone: +61 3 8344 0176
Apogee A-50 Microflow Cytometer (small particles > 100 nm)
Partec Cyflow space
Paul Brannon: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Mitchel: email@example.com
More information: http://nanomaterials.unimelb.edu.au/content/flow-cytometry
- Australasian Flow Cytometry Group
- BD Biosciences
- International Society for Advancement of Cytology
- Maecker Lab Cytokine Flow Cytometry
- Molecular Probes
- Purdue University Cytometry Laboratories
- The Scripps Research Institute Flow Cytometry Core Facility
- Invitrogen Fluorescence Tutorials (enable sound so that the commentary can be heard)