Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS)

Analyze and sort cells in our dedicated flow facility.

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FlowJo Training

Watch this video to learn how to use the FlowJo software for flow cytometry data analysis.


The EDDU flow facility is equipped with two flow cytometers, for cell sorting and analysis:


BDFACsAria Fusion Flow Cytometer

  • High speed, single-cell sorting
  • 18 parameters with four lasers
  • Housed in BSL2 biosafety cabinet
  • Capabilities for sorting into tubes/plates



ThermoFisher Attune NxT Flow Cytometer

  • Acoustic-assisted hydrodynamic focusing
  • 16 parameters and four lasers
  • Autosampler for analysis of 96/384 well plates

Services and Fees

BDFACsAria Fusion flow cytometer (8:00am - 4:00pm) Cost/Hour
MNI Users $70.00
McGill Users $75.00
Academic Users $80.00
Non-Academic Users $160.00
Attune Nxt flow cytometer (unassisted use, please julien.sirois [at] mcgill.ca (inquire) for pricing when assistedjulien.sirois [at] mcgill.ca ()) Cost/Hour
MNI Users $30.00
McGill Users $40.00
Academic Users $45.00
Non-Academic Users $100.00



Booking Information

Please contact Julien Sirois by julien.sirois [at] mcgill.ca (email) for bookings.

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