BioTek Cytation 5 plate reader with BioSpa 8 automated incubator

BioTec Cytation 5 with BioSpa 8 incubator

Cytation™ 5 combines automated digital microscopy and conventional microplate detection. The microscopy module offers up to 60x magnification in fluorescence, brightfield, high contrast brightfield, color brightfield and phase contrast for maximum applications reach.  The multi-mode detection modules include filter- and monochromator-based fluorescence  detection, luminescence and UV-Vis absorbance detection. 

BioSpa 8 allows for a full workflow automation of up to 8 microplates.


  • Cell proliferation
  • Cytotoxicity
  • 3D Cell culture
  • Live cell imaging
  • Biochemical assays
  • Label-free cell counting

Equipment Use Fee: $18/hour
(There is an 8-hour price cap for every 24-hour period.)