MACSQuant® X instrument training

This 4-day training course covers the basics of flow cytometry and operation of the MACSQuant® Analyzer. Consisting of theoretical presentations and practical lab sessions, participants will learn the basics of instrument setup, including calibration and compensation.  Additional modules will include sample preparation and acquisition, data analysis with MACSQuantify™ Software, as well as basic maintenance and troubleshooting.

Combined MACSQuant® Analyzer 10 and MACSQuant X instrument training. 
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Course lectures and exercises include:

  • Basics of flow cytometry and the MACSQuant Analyzer
  • Compensation of spectral overlap
  • Setting up a multiparameter cell analysis experiment
  • Data analysis with MACSQuantify Software
  • Automation with the MACSQuant Analyzer

Laboratory practicals include:

  • Instrument startup/calibration/shutdown
  • Cell preparation
  • Compensation and data acquisition
  • Automated cell labeling and multisample processing
  • Simple troubleshooting
  • Optional: special application

Learning objectives

  • Be able to operate the MACSQuant Analyzer and MACSQuantify Software
  • Understand principles of flow cytometry and flow applications as it applies to the MACSQuant Instrument
  • Design, perform, and analyze a multiparameter cell analysis experiment, including setting up proper controls and instrument settings
  • Be able to set up the MACSQuant Analyzer to automatically label and process multiple cell samples for flow analysis

MACS Academy locations and training dates

Bergisch Gladbach/Cologne, Germany

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