Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Facility (CYTF)


FACS ARIA III (config : V/B/YG/R ; 16 fluo + FSC/SSC) FACSVERSE (config : V/B/R ; 8 fluo + FSC/SSC) LSR Fortessa (config : V/B/YG/R ; 16 fluo + FSC/SSC) MA900 (config : B/YG – V/R ; 12 fluo + FSC/SSC) Flowjo analysis station

Technical and scientific expertise

  • Consultancy in experimental planning, experimental execution and data interpretation
  • Theoretical and practical training on analysers and the MA900 sorter
  • FlowJo analysis software training

Main equipment

  • Two cell sorters: FACS ARIA III and MA900
  • Two tabletop analysers (LSR Fortessa and FACSVerse)


  • Simultaneous multiparametric analysis of thousands of cells per second
  • Analysis of complex cell populations for phenotypic and functional characteristics
  • Physical separation of identified cell populations for downstream characterisation

Services available to

  • UCLouvain students and researchers
  • Non-UCLouvain parties