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Flow Cytometry FACS Calibur

FACS Calibur  

Facility Operator:
Genya Gekker, 612-624-0441
Office Hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FACS Calibur is a user run, cell analysis device.

After receiving training, it is available for use 24 hrs/day.

Training takes two hours and costs $75 per person and is available by appointment (call 612-624-0441). The training is accepted at the Cancer Center facility. 

This is a two laser, four color instrument.

The four most common flourochromes are: FITC, PE, PerCp/PI, and APC.  Other colors and markers may be used as long as they match the device specifications. 

1)  air-cooled argon-ion laser:  488 nm
2)  red diode laser: nominally 635 nm 

Emission Filters:
530 nm (FITC), 585 nm (PE/PI), 661 nm (APC), and >650 nm (PerCP) with base unit, >670 nm (APC) with FL4 option 

Training: $75/person
User-operated: $28/hour 

Please see the “Introduction to Flow Cytometry: A Learning Guide” prior to training.


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