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Feedback Survey

Your feedback is the single best way to help us improve our services.

You will be able to access the Sorting Feedback Survey through our online reservation portal and from within sorting appointment confirmation emails.

We look forward to hearing from you.


AutomacsPro Magnetic cell separator

  • $40 (1st hour)
  • $10 per additional hour (1 hour minimum)

Flow Cytometry

Cell Sorting Unassisted
(1 hour minimum)
Assisted *
(1 hour minimum)
BD AriaFusion, Aria CFI
BD AriaRITT, Aria SC, Influx
Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios
Sony SH800

After 5:30 p.m. rate increases to $135/hr for assisted sorting.
(See Booking Policies Section 5 - Emergency Sort Appointments)

Analytical Flow Cytometry Unassisted Assisted
BD LSRII $40/hour $85/hour

Instrument Training

  • ExCyte online training - $200
  • Sony SH800 instrument training - $250
  • Follow up training - $50/hr (plus instrument time)
  • Hands-on training: $500 includes
    Day 1 (seminar + demo)
    Day 2 (hands-on group training)
    Day 3 (one-on-one hands on training)

Training Cancellation Policy

If you are booked for Instrument Training, a cancellation email must be sent one (1) week in advance of the first appointment. Advance notice of cancellation for instrument training gives other users access to the equipment.

Mass Cytometry

Other Services

  • Data Analysis - $70/hour
  • Consultations - $60/hour
  • SickKids Pro Cytobank - US $1400/year
  • Flow-Jo Site License - $275 per computer per year (subject to USD exchange rate)
    Download the FlowJo license form (Word doc)

External academic users pay the same fees as SickKids/UHN Users. Corporate clients pay double the amount for each service.