Instruments and services

BD LSRII SORP BD LSR II User’s Guide (by BD)
“Getting Started with BD FACSDiva Software” (by BD)
“FACSDiva Reference Manual” (by BD)

BD LSRII SORP configuration (FCCF)
BD LSRII SORP data export/import tutorial (FCCF)

BD FACScan and BD FACSCalibur BD FACScan Guide (by BD)
BD FACSCalibur Guide (by BD)
CELLQuest Pro Acquisition Tutorial (BD)
CELLQuest Pro Data Analysis Tutorial (BD)
Sorting Practical Cell Sorting – A Guide for Investigators (UNC School of Medicine)
Which data files should an investigator request after the sort? (FCCF)

Ordering supplies

FCCF list of recommended tubes and reagents
BD Biosciences Antibodies, buffers and other flow cytometry reagents. BU users should order BD products through Fisher catalog to receive 10% discount.
Biolegend Antibodies, buffers and other flow cytometry reagents. BU/BMC users are eligible for up to 20-35% discount, please email us for the quote code.
eBioscience Antibodies, buffers and other flow cytometry reagents. BU/BMC users will receive 15% off all reagents automatically.
Invitrogen/Molecular Probes Fluorescent dyes, antibodies and other flow cytometry reagents. BU/BMC users should order BD products through Terrier Marketplace/Life Technologies catalog to receive a discount (varies, usually about 10%).
Beckman Coulter Antibodies

Online tutorials and courses

BD “Introduction to Flow Cytometry” This course is a prerequisite for FCCF New User Training
BD Webinars Archive of webinar recordings
Molecular Probes/Invitrogen Webinars Archive of webinar recordings
TreeStar FlowJo tutorials Basic and advanced tutorials and sample data sets

Flow cytometry e-books

“Flow Cytometry – a Basic Introduction” by Michael G Ormerod (free e-book)
“Practical Flow Cytometry” by Howard Shapiro (free e-book)
Current Protocols In Cytometry (BU login required)

Web tools, spectrum viewers and fluorchrome charts

BD Biosciences Spectrum Viewer FCCF’s favorite Spectrum Viewer for antibody-conjugated fluorochromes and common dyes and fluorescent proteins
Invitrogen Spectraviewer In addition to common conjugates, this viewer shows a great variety of dyes, proteins, pigments and probes
BD Relative Fluorochrome Brightness Lists most recent BD dyes including Brilliant Violet and Brilliant UV Sirigen fluorochromes
Fluorochrome chart Lists most common fluorochromes, their excitation and emission and optimal filters sorted by brightness intensity
Biolegend Instrument Guide/Fluorophore Selector A great tool for listing colors for particular instruments/configurations.

X3 Conference room

Room reservation calendar (please email us to have your event added)