Flow Cytometry Research Facility

Overview

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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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.

Date

Time

Location

09/06/2017 9:00 – 12:00 DRCI 7003
10/03/2017 9:00 – 12:00 DRCI 7003
11/02/2017 9:00 – 12:00 DRCI 7003
12/05/2017 9:00 – 12:00 DRCI 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