Our Services

The Flow Cytometry Core provides the following services:

  • Staff-assisted analysis and cell sorting
  • Training for self-users of the cell sorters
  • Training for FlowJo software
  • Off-line data analysis
  • Design/troubleshooting of cytometry protocols
  • “Super-users”- training for users of the cell sorters and granted access during off-hours

A consultation is required for all first-time users.

Courtesy Service

Electronic transfer of cytometry data to principal investigators is available through a PI-only access subdirectory configured via the UPMC Identity Management System.

Biosafety Requirements

All users of the Flow Cytometry Core must comply with BSL2+ biosafety regulations.