BD FACSVantage SE DIVA Option
This instrument is capable of high speed and single cell sorting on up to ten parameters (forward & side scatter and up to 8 fluorescence detectors). The instrument is equipped with four lasers: 488nm, 405nm, 642nm and 592nm; the 640 and 592nm lasers are colinear. The instrument has the capability of four-way sorting into tubes or single cell sorting directly into plates (6-96 wells) or slides. It is equipped with an Aerosol Containment System for the sorting of BSL-2 biohazardous samples. Examples of fluorochromes and a tool for panel design for this instrument can be found here.
For a current optical layout please click FACSVantage-Configuration. Consult the facility for available filter set ups, fluorochrome combinations, and appropriate controls, prior to designing your experiment. Located in Pinn Hall, Room 2013; 434-243-2695.
See Scheduling for information on scheduling time on this instrument.