Longwood Medical Area CyTOF Mass Cytometer



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 Orders are to be made out to:

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

General Accounting, BP-430

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215-5450


Note to Partners, Harvard, Boston Children’s and Tufts researchers:

  • Partners Health Care (includes MGH, BWH, McLean, Spaulding, etc): choose vendor 0000008813
  • Harvard (includes HMS,Dental, Wyss, HSPH, etc.): choose vendor site: 01_PRIMARY
  • Tufts University: choose Supplier 0000000655
  • Boston Children’s Hospital: choose vendor 0000001886, Address 69
  • Beth Isreal: choose supplier 54532


 If you are using a PO from an institution other than one under which you signed in, you must stop and contact the DFCI iLab staff at sc_billing@dfci.harvard.edu





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



Project Consultation and Training Rates              


Applicable for New User Introduction, Protocol and Acquisition Consultation, Data Analysis Training, and Tech Time for shipped samples


We are now offering open consultation time every first Friday of the month, from 9:00am-12:00pm, no reservation required.


DFCI & BWH Rates:                                                        $65.00/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: Noa Schork

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


Telephone & Email:

Email: CyTOF@dfci.harvard.edu

Phone: 617-632-6561


Building Layout



Name Role Phone Email Location
Noa Schork
CyTOF Tech
Mayer 309

Available Equipment and Resources

CyTOF Instruments (2)