Longwood Medical Area CyTOF Mass Cytometer


Please fill out the linked Smartsheet to submit a request for a reservaton. A member of our team will reach out to you regarding your reservation confirmation. 

Welcome to the Longwood Medical Area CyTOF Mass Cytometery page!  


The CyTOF Core is located in the Mayer Building, Room 309.



Mass Cytometery is highly multi-parametric single cell analysis which uses mass spectrometry to allow simple, independent detection of up to 40 metal labeled antibodies based on currently available pre-conjugated antibodies and MAXPAR® conjugation kits.


CyTOF Signup and Access

Click here to signup for a DFCI iLab account if you do not already have one. Once you have a DFCI iLab account, request access to the CyTOF Core. If you have not previously worked with the core, a consultation appointment needs to be scheduled before reservation acquisition time.


Please visit our website for more information and useful links!



Information for Users External to DFCI

Purchase Order Instructions as of 3/10/2021

Vendor (note below for Partners, Harvard, Children's, Tufts, etc.)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
General Accounting, BP-430
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-5450


  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - supplier 54532
  • Boston Children's Hospital - use vendor 0000001886; chose address 69
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital - use supplier 0000000963
  • Harvard (includes HMS, Dental, Wyss, HSPH, Harvard U - main campus) - chose vendor site: 01_PRIMARY
  • Partners Health Care (now known as Mass General/Brigham) (includes MGH, BWH, McLean, Spaulding, etc) - chose vendor 0000008573
  • Tufts University - chose supplier 0000000655

Only one PO per project is permitted.

 If you are using a PO from an institution other than one under which you signed in, you must stop and contact DFCI Billing





Instrument Rates                            


DFCI & BWH Rates:                                                        $100.00/hour

External Rates:                                                               $185.00/hour

Corporate Rates:                                                             $250.00/hour


Rates are calculated in 0.5 hour increments.

1 hour minimum reservation

Please see Policies



Sample Proccessing Rates              


Samples that are shipped to the CyTOF core will require final wash steps (2 CSB, 1 CAS) and cell count to be performed by Core Staff.


DFCI & BWH Rates:                                                        $100.00/hour

External Rates:                                                              $115.00/hour

Corporate Rates:                                                            $175.00/hour


Rates are calculated in 0.5 hour increments.

1 hour minimum reservation

Please see Policies


BWH CyTOF Antibody Core


Antibodies are available for purchase from The BWH CyTOF Antibody Core is located at BWH Thorn Building, Room 423.  

To access the complete antibody list, pricing and instructions on the request/ordering process, please visit their website 


Laboratory Contact



Dana Farber CyTOF Core Facility

Attn: Suzan Lazo

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Ave.
Mayer 309
Boston, MA 02215


Telephone & Email:

Email: CyTOF@dfci.harvard.edu

Phone: 617-632-6561




Name Role Phone Email Location
Suzan Lazo
Mayer 309

Available Equipment and Resources

CyTOF Instruments (2)