Booking of operator based cell sorts

How to book a sort with an operator or a power user in training sort

Operator based sorts are exclusively offered at our Irchel and Schlieren locations.

1. Find a free time slot in the instrument calendar first  (reservation system).

2. Complete the Service Request Form and provide all relevant information regarding your sample and the sort conditions.

3. You will receive an automated email with the summary of your request. If you do not receive this confirmation the request was not submitted correctly.

4. The sort operator availability is checked, your sort slot booked if possible and confirmed by mail as soon as possible.

Please note: If you frequently need do book operator based sorts you may want to activate the "Auto Form Fill" function in your browser to speed up filling the Service Request Form. Your IT-supporter can help if you need support with this.

Guidelines and Registration

Our operator based sort service is exclusively available to registered users of the  Cytometry Facility register online.

Please note that a registration via shared equipment is not sufficient to use any of our services.

Cancellation of an operator based sort

This can be done free of charge up to 24h prior the start of your sort slot. For any later cancellation the cost will be 107 CHF (1 h operator based sort). If you did not attend your sort session without informing us, you will be charged for the fully booked sorting slot.

General Information

If you have any questions regarding the booking of operator based sort please contact us at