The FACS Aria Cell Sorter is operated by Steven Merlin. An introductory course on the basic theory of flow cytometry and instrument operation and troubleshooting is available upon request. Please email Steven Merlin
for more information, or to schedule training. All users are required to provide biosafety information including cell type, origin of sample, and special requirements before the initial sort is performed. Click here
to download a biosafety questionnaire.
An on-line calendar
calendar is used to determine availability for scheduling time. The FACSAria II Cell Sorter is operated by a dedicated operator. It is available Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM with the possibility of late afternoon/early evening sorts Tuesday to Thursday upon request in advance and time availability. Please contact Steven Merlin for inquires. The FACSAria II Cell Sorter calendar is "View Only" and can be viewed with a password obtained from the core manager. You may view the online FACSAria II calendar with your password. If the block of time you would like is available, contact Steven Merlin to schedule and confirm the appointment. Please sign up by 1 PM one business day prior to the day you wish to sort.
To allow other users to gain access to the sorter please provide at least 24 hours notice of cancellation for cancellations. Less than the twenty-four hour notice or failure to cancel will result in http://www.cornellpathology.org/fees.html $100 charge unless there is someone available to take your scheduled slot.