Flow Cytometry Research Facility


The Flow Cytometry Research Facility is a shared resources laboratory at UNMC, serving researchers and surrounding institutions by providing a central location for flow cytometry instrumentation and education. We offer a number of services to both internal and external scientists.

What is Flow Cytometry?

Flow cytometry is a rapid, multiparametric, single cell analysis technology that can look at phenotypic and functional characteristics of large numbers of cells in suspension. Below is short video on the basic concepts of flow cytometry. 
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News and Class Schedule

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Follow us on Twitter @FlowUNMC for up to date news on the facility and for general flow cytometry information

Each month, we feature a Flow Cytometry Application of the Month on our Facebook Page.  This month's application is "Cell Cycle Analysis".  Follow us on Facebook to learn all about Cell Cycle Analysis, including tips & tricks to help you get the best data possible!

Introduction to Flow Cytometry Classes

New users need to complete the Practical Flow Cytometry class, offered at no charge to  University of Nebraska users by the facility (class fee for external users is posted under our rate schedule.) This scheduled class is 3 hours, and covers principles of flow cytometry technology, application, and using the facility. Space is limited, to register for this class call 402-559-6267 or email FCRF@unmc.edu. Class schedule is below.




03/01/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
04/03/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
05/08/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
06/05/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
07/02/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
08/01/2018  9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
09/05/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
10/02/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
11/01/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003
12/05/2018 9:00 - 12:00 DRC1 7003

Acknowledgement and Support

When publishing data that has been generated at the facility or with support of facility staff, this must be acknowledged.

The UNMC Flow Cytometry Research Facility is administrated through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and supported by state funds from the Nebraska Research Initiative (NRI) and The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center's National Cancer Institute Cancer Support Grant.  Major instrumentation has been provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, The University of Nebraska Foundation, the Nebraska Banker's Fund, and by the NIH-NCRR Shared Instrument Program