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Course Overview

This course provides you with advanced topics and techniques for sorting on the BD FACSAria™ Cell Sorter family. In this course, you will learn techniques for sorting rare populations, small particle sorting, and single-cell and index sorting. Additionally, you will learn the physics of droplet formation and how it affects stream stability as well as gating strategies for sorting and analysis.


Course Details

This course is intended for those operators who have completed training for the BD FACSAria™ Cell Sorter family or who have experience setting up a BD FACSAria™ Cell Sorter with minimal assistance. This 3-day course includes a blend of lecture and theory followed by hands-on exercises so you can practice what you learned. In the class, you will learn:


  • Tips for improving sample preparation
  • How to calculate predicted yield and efficiency
  • Techniques for various sorting profiles

Training at BD

Join us at our BD Biosciences Training Center

Location: San Jose, CA

Duration: 3 days

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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at BD

BD Biosciences is an approved CEU (continuing education units) provider for ASCP Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) for Specialist in Cytometry (SCYM).

BD Biosciences is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.™ Program. P.A.C.E. is a trademark of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS).

BD Biosciences is a Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel approved CEU provider. CE Broker is the official tracking system used by the Florida Department of Health.



For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

BD Flow Cytometers are Class 1 Laser Products.