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Cell analysis and imaging

Our well-equipped cell analysis and imaging facilities are staffed by experts in flow cytometry, cell sorting and electron and light microscopy.

Cell analysis and imaging
Imaging flow cytometer.

Whether you are a first time or experienced user of these facilities, our team is here to offer you a comprehensive service to deliver the highest quality results for your project,

We can provide a fully managed service, experimental design advice or simply access to our facilities.

Flow cytometry and cell sorting

  • Multiple benchtop flow cytometry instruments: Two BD FACSCanto II systems (8 colours), a ThermoFisher Attune NxT (11 colours) and a BD LSR Fortessa cell analyser (16 colours).
  • BD FACSAria III (11 colours) for high speed digital cell sorting into tubes (4 way), plates (6, 24, 48, 96 and 384 wells) or onto microscope slides.
  • Amnis ImageStream X Mark II (up to 12 channels).
  • BD FACSymphony A3 Cell Analyzer. 5 laser configuration (including UV laser) and ability to measure 30 parameters with 96/384 plate capability.

Electron and light microscopy

  • Analytic scanning and transmission EM.
  • Critical point drying and sputter coating.
  • Nanoparticle isolation and characterisation.
  • Methodological development with notable expertise in bespoke tissue processing.
  • JOEL 840A SEM and access to TEM (managed service only).

Please note that our Electron and Light Microscopy Facility is not included in the scope of our ISO 9001:2015 certification.

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