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BD FACSAria in the LEPH building

Location: Room 901B at 60 College Street

Contact: (203)737-7451, (203)785-2031.

  • The LEPH BD FACS Aria II is contained in a Baker BioProtect IV Biological Safety Cabinet.
  • It has355 nm, 405nm, 488nm, 532nm, and 640nm lasers for up to 15-colors.
  • The LEPH Aria is capable of up to 4-way tube collection, plate deposition, and single cell deposition.
  • The LEPH Sorter can sort BSL-1, BSL-2, and BSL-3 cells.

The sorter is available for all types of sorts, but those wishing to use it have to complete these minimal requirements:

  1. Have YARC Approval for Animal Handling (or Complete a Medical Surveillance Form, see YARC website)
  2. Complete a tour of the LEPH Facility

To sign up for a tour contact Lesley Devine at

BD Biosciences web site

UV Laser - 355 nm, 60 mW

PMT Bandpass Long Pass Fluorochrome
A 740/35 690 LP BUV737
B 515/30 450 LP BUV496
C 379/29 BUV395

Side Population filters are also available

Violet Laser - 405 nm, 100 mW

PMT Bandpass Long Pass Fluorochrome
A 710/50 685LP Qdot 705
B 670/30 630LP Qdot 655
C 610/20 600LP Qdot 605, BV605
D 525/50 495LP AmCyan, Horizon V500
E 450/50 Pacific Blue, BV421, Horizon V450

Filters for BV786 are also available (780/60 and 755LP)

Blue Laser -488nm, 100 mW

PMT Bandpass Long Pass Fluorochrome
A 682/33 685 LP PerCP-Cy5.5
B 515/20 505 LP FITC, AlexaFluor488, CFSE, GFP,YFP
C 488/10 SSC

Green Laser - 532 nm, 150 mW

PMT Bandpass Long Pass Fluorochrome
A 780/40 740 LP PE-Cy7, PE-AF750
B 710/50 690 LP PE-Cy5.5
C 660/40 640 LP PE-Cy5, PE-AF647
D 610/20 600 LP PE-Texas Red, AF 594, AF568, PI, Rhodamine-B
E 575/26 PE, RFP, DsRed, Pyronin-Y, PKH26

Red Laser - 640nm, 100 mW

PMT Bandpass Long Pass Fluorochrome
A 780/60 740 LP APC-Cy7, Alexa Fluor 750, Alexa Fluor 780
B 710/50 685 LP APC-Cy5.5, Alexa Fluor 700
C 660/20 APC, Alexa Fluor 647