The Flow Cytometry Shared Resource offers the following general services

  • Consultation about the experiment design and preparation of cells for analysis
  • Training on use of equipment, associated computer programs, and interpretation of data
  • Scheduling of instrument usage and billing
  • Acquisition of data and analysis on a fee-for-service basis

Specific services currently include

  • Cell sorting and analysis in 16 colors
  • One to 18-color analysis of fluorescence-labeled cells
  • Intracellular protein detection including cytokines and viral proteins
  • Analysis of green fluorescent protein expression
  • Apoptosis assays
  • DNA content for cell cycle distribution
  • Intracellular calcium levels
  • Mitochondrial membrane potential
  • Analysis of fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH)

Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Software Subscription Service

The Flow Cytometry Shared Resource offers investigators low-cost access to the powerful data analysis tools provided by FlowJo, the leading flow cytometry data analysis package. FlowJo includes tools to analyze flow cytometry data files recorded on any flow cytometer platform, and offers advanced gating, cell cycle, proliferation, multi-color cluster analysis, display and data summary tools. Please contact the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource’s staff to sign up today! Once you are added to the subscription service, you’ll be able to access FlowJo at your convenience provided you have an active internet connection. www.flowjo.com

Flow Cytometry Shared Resource recharge rates

Our current hourly rates are shown below; please note that Comprehensive Cancer Center members receive a lower, subsidized rate for cancer-related research.

Instrument or serviceNon-member with core operator assistance rateNon-member self-operated rateCancer Center member with core operator assistance rateCancer Center member self-operated rated
Astrios Cell Sorter - Davis $123.00 $100.00 $107.00 $85.00
BD Aria Cell Sorter - Sacramento $123.00 $100.00 $107.00 $85.00
BD inFlux Cell Sorter - Sacramento $123.00 $100.00 $107.00 $70.00
Becton Dickinson Canto - Sacramento $101.00 $44.00 $88.00 $38.50
Becton Dickinson Canto II Davis $101.00 $44.00 $88.00 $38.50
Becton Dickinson FACScan - Davis $101.00 $44.00 $88.00 $38.50
Becton Dickinson Fortessa Sacramento $117.00 $81.00 $102.00 $70.50
Becton Dickinson LSR II Davis $117.00 $81.00 $102.00 $70.50
Compucyte Laser Scanning Cytometer $33.00 $33.00 $24.00 $24.00
Consulting Services $238.00 $0.00 $207.00 $0.00
Consulting Services - External Customer $318.00 $318.00 $318.00 $318.00
Cytek Aurora Spectral Cytometer: Davis $117.00 $81.00 $102.00 $70.50
Cytoflex cytometer Davis $101.00 $44.00 $88.00 $38.50
Fluidigm BioMark qPCR - Davis $270.00 $46.00 $235.00 $40.00
iCys® Research Imaging Cytometer $270.00 $46.00 $235.00 $40.00