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Flow Cytometry Core

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Research Resources Center (RRC) cores are back on campus to provide services and access to shared equipment (when possible), there are new guidelines issued by each core due to COVID19. Please reference each core’s new user guidelines before requesting services, projects, or scheduling equipment. All questions or inquiries must be sent by email to respective core.

 

Overview of Services

The mission of the Flow cytometry core lab is to partner with investigators at the University and other area institutions in using flow cytometry, mass cytometry and small particle technology to further advance scientific research. The facility will provide consultation for experimental and scientific design and provide training and services to access and operate the different instruments in the facility including flow cytometers, cell sorters and small particle detectors. The Flow Cytometry core lab is equipped with a wide variety of state-of-art multi-laser/multi-color flow cytometry sorters and analyzers, a mass cytometer, small particle detectors as well as a bead-based multiplexing technology to read multiple analytes in very small volumes. The staff provides assistance with experimental design for planning and execution of experiments and projects, troubleshooting, advice on sample preparation, assisted acquisition of samples, individualized training, and consultation on data analysis.

Leadership and Staff

Name Role Phone Email Location
Balaji Ganesh Director  312-355-0742 bganesh@uic.edu E-25
Wei Feng  Research specialist   312-996-0540  weifeng@uic.edu E-20
Zainab Alshawabkeh Research specialist  312-996-2775  zalshawa@uic.edu E-21
         

 

 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM      

835 South Wolcott Ave, Medical Sciences Building E-25

Chicago, IL 60612

Links and Resources

  1. Flow Cytometry Core Informational Site
  2. Policies
  3. Getting Started Help Site

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Balaji Ganesh
Director
 
312-355-0742
 
bganesh@uic.edu
 
E-25 MSB
 
Zainab Alshawabkeh
Research Specialist
 
3129962775
 
zalshawa@uic.edu
 
E-21 MSB
 
Wei Feng
Research Specialist
 
312-996-0540
 
weifeng@uic.edu
 
E-20 MSB
 
FCC staff
Faculty and Staff
 
3129962775
 
cytometry@uic.edu
 
E-25 MSB