Flow Cytometry Core Facility



Find out what our rates are. All instruments are bookable in 15 minute minimum slots.

Internal rates

Newcastle University rates


External rates

Non-Newcastle University rates

ServiceRate per hourRate per 15 min
FACS-Aria £130 £32.50
FACS-Fortessa £82 £20.50
FACS-Canto II (8 Colour) £50 £12.50
FACS-Fusion £130 £32.50
FACS-Fortessa X20 £82 £20.50
Helios and Hyperion £200 £50
FACS-Astrios sorter £130 £32.50
FACS-Fortessa Symphony £82 £20.50
FACS-Accuri £45 £11.25
Attune NxT £45 £11.25
Seahorse Analyser £120

Working Hours

Find out about our Core Facility working hours.

Flow Cytometry core facility hours are:

09.00 to 17.00, Monday to Friday

Requesting staff support

Flow Cytometry support is not available on University or bank holidays.

Within normal working hours

Liaise with the appropriate core staff member. Arrange a mutually convenient time for the support you require.

Outside normal working hours

You may need to do work outside of these hours and require core facility staff support.

In this case, contact us to discuss your needs. We aim to accommodate any reasonable requests.

The normal instrument cancellation policy does not apply outside of normal working hours. Charges will be incurred as soon as the instrument is booked.


Find out what services we offer.

We can help you perform a variety of assays including:

  • Sorting
  • Multiplex Bead Assays
  • Multicolour phenotyping
  • Side population
  • DNA analysis

Find out more about our rates and working hours.

User Registration

It is essential that all University users:

  1. Register with the core facility.
  2. Sign the BioCOSHH declaration on the user registration.
  3. Have initial instrument training from a member of the core facility staff.

For details of the registration process, ask any member of the core facility.

Book our services

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Book our instruments using our online booking system.