Rice University

Shared Equipment Authority


FACSCanto II Flow Cytometer

As of Dec 1, 2015, all appointments must be made using FOM.

Flow cytometer with 2-laser, 6-color (4-2) configuration.  Uses blue (488 nm) and red (633 nm) lasers to excite fluorescent objects in the flow cell.  FACSDiva software provides quantification of cell populations, based on fluorescence emission and forward (FSC) and side (SSC) scattering, related to cell size and shape (granularity).  FlowJo software is also available on the workstation for advanced data analysis.

Excella E25 Incubator Shaker A

Large-capacity, console shaker with incubation for flasks up to 6 L.   Available incubation temperatures range from 4 to 60 C.  30\ x 18\" plate form shakes at an orbital diameter of 1'' with speeds between  50 and 400 rpm." This instrument does not use calendar scheduling, and does not have a fee. You must coordinate use with the McNew lab.