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Cytometry and Microscopy to Omics
Mayandi Sivaguru, Ph.D - Director
231 Edward R. Madigan Laboratory,
1201 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-1214   


BD FACS Canto II Flow Cytometry Analyser

FACS Canto

The Satelite Facility at 377 Morrill Hall (click link for campus map) is equipped with a BD FACS Canto II, 6 color flow cytometry analyzer for routine multicolor, multifunction analyses. This bench-top machine has an advanced analysis program but is still easy to use and can process up to 10,000 events per second. After receiving instrument training from the Flow Cytometry Facility staff, users are granted 24/7 access to the lab (advanced booking is required).

Default cytometer configuration for Canto II analyzer:

CANTO filters

For more information click on the following links:

BD FACS Canto user guide

BD FACS Canto reference manual

BD FACSDiva software reference manual (Version 6)


Please contact us to schedule time on the instrument, set up a training appointment or to discuss a future project:, (217) 244-0559.