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Introduction to Flow Cytometry

Introduction to Flow Cytometry CD Cover


CDs are also available for purchase. To order, call 877.232.8995, prompt 1, and request part number 651474.

Overview

Fluidics

Optics

Electronics

Optical Measurement

Data Analysis

Sorting

Intended audience: New and experienced cytometer users interested in learning the general concepts and principles behind flow cytometry.

Approximate duration: 1 hour

2 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

Introduction to BD FACSLink LIS Interface Solution with BD FACSCanto Clinical Software

Overview of workflows

Creating worklists

Running worklists

Releasing results

Quick reference guides

Intended audience: Users of the BD FACSCanto™ II cytometer who plan to use the BD FACSLink™ laboratory information system (LIS) solution with BD FACSCanto™ clinical software.

Approximate duration: 30 minutes

0.5 hour

Verification and Evaluation Form

Introduction to BD FACSLink LIS Interface Solution with BD FACSDiva Software

Overview of workflows

Creating worklists

Running worklists

Releasing results

Quick reference guides

Intended audience: Users of the BD FACSCanto II cytometer who plan to use the BD FACSLink laboratory information system (LIS) solution with BD FACSDiva™ software.

Approximate duration: 40 minutes

1 hour

Verification and Evaluation Form

BD FACSDiva™ Software v6 Overview

Software elements and features

BD™ Cytometer Setup and Tracking application

Administrative options

Workflow for BD FACSAria™ flow cytometers

Workflow for BD™ LSR II flow cytometer with or without BD™ HTS option

Data analysis features

Templates and data management

Intended audience: Users who have upgraded to BD FACSDiva software version 6 and digital cytometer users who have already attended an operator training course.

Approximate duration: 4 hours

6.5 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

BD FACSDiva™ Software v5 Overview

Software elements and features

Data collection and analysis (including BD FACS™ Loader and HTS options)

Sorting workflow for BD FACSAria and BD FACSVantage™ digital option

Templates and data management

Administrative options

Intended audience: Users who have upgraded to BD FACSDiva software version 5 and digital cytometer users who have already attended an operator training course.

Approximate duration: 4 hours

4 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

BD FACSCanto™ II System Overview

(BD FACSDiva software version 6)

Cytometer and options

QC and optimization theory

Initial setup using the BD Cytometer Setup and Tracking application

Daily workflow using application settings and label-specific compensation

Creating and using templates

HTS and Loader options

Intended audience: BD FACSCanto II cytometer users who plan to or have already attended an operator training course.

Approximate duration: 3 hours

4.5 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

BD FACSCanto™ II System Overview

(BD FACSDiva software version 5)

Cytometer and options

Cytometer optimization and label-specific compensation

Creating and using templates

HTS and Loader options

Intended audience: BD FACSCanto II cytometer users who plan to or have already attended an operator training course.

Approximate duration: 3 hours

3.5 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

DNA Cell Cycle Analysis on BD FACSCanto™ II

(BD FACSDiva software version 5)

DNA cell cycle analysis using flow cytometry

DNA QC, acquisition, and analysis

Intended audience: BD FACSCanto II cytometer users who have attended an operator training course. The general concepts of DNA analysis are intended for all flow cytometry users.

Approximate duration: 2 hours

2.5 hours

Verification and Evaluation Form

HTS Option for BD FACSCalibur™ Flow Cytometer

BD High Throughput Sampler hardware overview

BD™ Plate Manager software overview

Daily operation

Instrument maintenance

Intended audience: BD FACSCalibur cytometer users who have attended an operator training course

Approximate duration: 2 hours


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