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  • Booking of analysers, cell sorting and requests for mass cytometry is done online via the booking system openIris (login via charite email address or registration of a new account (external users)).
  • Please check availability of instruments and service before starting your experiment.

Cell Analysis (flow cytometry):

  • Users with access to the building have access to the instruments at all times.
  • Users without access to the building may use the instruments for cell analysis only during working hours of the BCRT (8 am - 2 pm) due to safety reasons. Usage outside working hours has to be approved by and in presence of the BIH Cytometry Core staff.

Cell Sorting & Mass Cytometry:

Hours of operation:

Monday, 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm (no CyTOF time available)
Tuesday, 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Wednesday, 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Thursday, 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Friday, 10.00 am - 4.30 pm

Usage outside these hours and on weekends can be arranged upon request by way of exception.

Imaging Mass Cytometry:

upon request

Please note for usage of Mass Cytometry:

Before starting any experiment please wait for confirmation of your requested date and time by the BIH Cytometry Core. Availability of time can depend on the type and number of samples you want to analyse and starting time might be adapted to other users requesting the service for the same day.