General Information Before You Start
Analytical mass cytometry is only offered as an operated assisted service. Before you start, an initial consultation meeting with the operator is required. To schedule a meeting, please contact Greg Chang (). Please review the information below and bring all your questions to the meeting.
- Review reagents available
Visit the Fluidigm website for currently available reagents and metal-tagged antibodies. For our conjugation services, please go here.
- Review sample preparation and staining protocols
Visit the Nolan Lab website for suggested protocols or contact Greg Chang () for our latest SOPs.
- Review Data Analysis options
Data analysis can be done by FlowJo or Cytobank. The FMCF provides site licenses for the flow cytometry data analysis program FlowJo at a reasonable cost. For documentation on using FlowJo X for Helios data analysis click here. To find out more about Cytobank click here.
- Review Helios Sample Requirements
To request instrument time, please visit the Mass cytometry iLab booking site