MACSQuant® Tyto® Cell Sorter training

This 3-day training course covers the basics of the MACSQuant® Tyto® Cell Sorter. Consisting of theoretical presentations and practical lab sessions, participants will learn the design and function of the hardware components including the MACSQuant Tyto Cartridge. Additional modules will comprise cartridge handling, instrument setup and acquisition, design of analysis templates and gating strategies, as well as data analysis. Participants will further get instructions for basic maintenance and troubleshooting. 


Course lectures and exercises include:

  • Instrument hardware and MACSQuant Tyto Cartridge
  • Sorting workflow on the MACSQuant Tyto
  • Applications
  • Troubleshooting

Practical laboratory work includes:

  • Introduction to the MACSQuantify™ Tyto Software
  • Handling of the MACSQuant Tyto Cartridge
  • Instrument setup and compensation
  • Design of analysis templates and gating strategies
  • Cell retrieval and analysis of sorts

Learning objectives

  • Be able to operate the MACSQuant Tyto and the MACSQuantify Tyto Software
  • Understand principles of cell sorting and applications as it applies to the MACSQuant Tyto
  • Design, perform, and analyze a cell sort

MACS Academy locations and training dates

Bergisch Gladbach/Cologne, Germany

Bisley, Surrey, United Kingdom

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