MACS Academy

MACSQuant Tyto Training

This 2-day training course covers the basics of the MACSQuant® Tyto® Flow Sorter. Consisting of theoretical presentations and practical lab sessions, participants will learn the design and function of the hardware components including the Tyto Cartridge. Additional modules will comprise the Tyto 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. 

Agenda

Course lectures and exercises include:

  • Instrument hardware and Tyto Cartridge
  • Sorting workflow using the MACSQuant Tyto
  • Applications of the MACSQuant Tyto Sorter
  • Troubleshooting

Practical laboratory work includes:

  • Introduction to the MACSQuantify™ Tyto Software
  • Handling of the 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

Training dates and locations

MACS Academy Bergisch Gladbach/Cologne, Germany

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