The facility provides all researchers with the latest in high-end flow cytometric technology, training and support, so that you can get the most out of your research. Contact us for assistance with all of your flow cytometric needs!
Welcome to the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Brain Centre flow cytometry facility. In the heart of Parkville’s biological sciences precinct, our facility provides all researchers with the latest in high-end flow cytometric technology, training and support, so that you can get the most out of your research. Contact us for assistance with all of your flow cytometric needs!
Acknowledgement of the Facility in publications
Core facilities and facility staff rely on acknowledgement in research publications. Acknowledgement is a measurement of relevance and importance of the technology/ facility to the completion of your research, and is directly linked to funding of the facilities for instrument upgrades, new technology investment and research support staff.
Please acknowledge the Melbourne Cytometry Platform (MBC node) in your publications if you make use of any of the equipment in this facility. If appropriate, please also acknowledge specific facility staff, Dr Vanta Jameson and/ or Dr Sarvy Taghavi for assistance during your experimental design process.
PC2 Facility located at Room 2.56,
2nd floor, Melbourne Brain Centre (Building 144, Kenneth Myer Building,
University of Melbourne, Royal Parade, Parkville. (Opposite the Royal Melbourne Hospital)
Technician-operated Becton Dickinson FACS Aria III: 4 lasers, great sensitivity, precision sorting.
Available for booking during University of Melbourne opening hours:
- Monday and Thursday 10am-5pm
- Friday 10am-4pm
- Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX S
New ultra-sensitive detector technology! Detect very dim signals and analyse nano-particles in addition to standard particles. 4 lasers, 13 fluorescent detectors
- Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX LX
Big brother of the CytoFLEX S, detect very dim signals and expand your immunophenotyping panels with this instrument. Tested and shown to be the most sensitive instrument within the Melbourne Cytometry Platform. 6 lasers, 21 fluorescent detectors
We don't just sort! Click here to find out more about our other services.
The Melbourne Cytometry Platform offers two software licenses:
FCS Express 7 license for University staff, students and affiliated research institutes. This is an extremely powerful software with spectral unmixing algorithms specifically for Cytek Aurora users. Contact Dr Vanta Jameson for pricing, training and general enquiries.
Facility email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lab phone: 0401 994 897
Facility manager: Dr Vanta Jameson via email@example.com
Office: (03) 90358536
Research officer: Dr Sarvy Taghavi via firstname.lastname@example.org
Cytometry platform manager: Dr Alexis Gonzalez via email@example.com
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