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

Users who are interested in using the Helios can submit a project meeting request or can email the facility at cytof@sydneycytometry.org.au.