SVI houses two 4-laser multi parameter LSR Fortessa instruments available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Comprehensive training is offered for instrument operation and a compulsory induction is required for first time users.

The current configuration of each Fortessa can be found in the table below, however there are alternative filters available to optimise specific experimental protocols. Please contact Facility staff for assistance in filter arrangements to optimise your experiment.


  Fortessa 1 - The Phantom Fortessa 2 - Leela
Laser Lines (nm) 405, 488, 561, 640 405, 488, 561, 640
Detection Channels Detailed Table Here Detailed Table Here
96-Well HTS Available Not Available
Sample Tube

5ml FACS Tube

96 well plate

5ml FACS Tube
Sample Concentration 1 x 106 cells / ml (200µl minimum volume)