Helios, mass cytometer (Fluidigm)
Overview: The 'CyTOF 2' was originally installed in the Charles Perkins Centre in late 2014, and was fully operational by January 2015. The system was upgraded to a 'Helios' platform, which became available for use in January 2016. Usage prices can be found here.
- Run panels of over to 40 parameters
- Acquisition speed of approx. 400 events/sec
- Minimal reporter overlap and low autofluorescence
Instruments can only be booked after biosafety approval and training (see this link).