Training

Training is NOT required for staff assisted instrument use. For those wishing to run samples independently, training is required. Steps for instrument training are outlined below by instrument. Email us to set up training.

BioPlex 200: Training Details

  BioPlex 200 Training #1: Small group training (2 people)—In this training you will learn the basics of plexing and the fundamentals of running an experiment. This includes the basics such as how the instrument works, standard curve controls, and basic analytic selection. This session is 1 hour long. Group trainings will be held on Monday every other week.

Cost: $70/hour per person

  BioPlex 200 Training #2: One-on-one practical exam—In this training you will demonstrate that you can run your experiments and the instrument by yourself with little to no help. This will show staff that you can be an independent user of the instrument. We recommend scheduling your trainings in a reasonable time interval to avoid retraining.

Cost: $70/hour This is normal assisted BioPlex rate.


Fortessa: Training Details

  Fortessa Training #1: Small group training (2 people)—In this training you will learn the basics of flow cytometry and the fundamentals of running a flow experiment. This includes the basics such as cytometer overview, compensation controls, basic fluorochrome selection and experiment panel design. This session is 2 hours long. Group trainings will be held on Monday every other week.

Cost: $70/hour per person

  Fortessa Training #2: One-on-one training—With staff’s help you will run a small experiment. Staff will review the instrumentation and your experiment. Here we will discuss parameters that pertain specifically to your project(s).

Cost: $70/hour plus a $30 startup fee. This is normal assisted Fortessa rate.

  Fortessa Training #3: One-on-one practical exam—In this training you will demonstrate that you can run your experiments and the instrument by yourself with little to no help. This will show staff that you can be an independent user of the instrument. We recommend scheduling your trainings in a reasonable time interval to avoid retraining.

Cost: $70/hour plus a $30 startup fee. This is normal assisted Fortessa rate.


Fortessa HTS: Training Details

Prerequisite: Completion of Fortessa Training

  Fortessa HTS Training #1: Small group training (2 people)—In this training you will learn the basics of running an experiment using the HTS. This includes the basics such as HTS overview, and software. This session is 1 hour long. Cost: $70/hour per person

  Fortessa HTS Training #2: One-on-one practical exam—In this training you will demonstrate that you can setup the HTS, including the software and the run instrument by yourself with little to no help. This will show staff that you can be an independent user of the instrument. We recommend scheduling your trainings in a reasonable time interval to avoid retraining. This session is normally about 15-30minutes long.Cost: $70/hour plus a $30 startup fee. This is normal assisted Fortessa rate. The rest of the run time will be charged the unassisted rate of $60/hour.


Aria Fusion: Currently not available for unassisted use.