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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Flow Cytometry - IBC


The Interdepartmental ImmunoBiology Flow Cytometry Core Facility's mission includes the following goals:

  1. Establish an identifiable center for those doing research in immunobiology and offer membership and   a core of common equipment
  2. Serve as a focus for graduate and postgraduate education in immunobiology under the auspices of the Integrated Graduate Program in the Life Sciences and other graduate programs
  3. Aid recruiting outstanding immunobiology researchers in a variety of basic science and clinical departments
  4. Promote and coordinate interdepartmental activities in immunobiology by sponsoring journal clubs and seminar programs
  5. Foster the development of immunobiology-oriented collaborative research efforts such as program project and center grants
  6. Promote the development and optimization of interdepartmental facilities related to immunobiology research

Services Offered

  • Training
    • Users are trained to use the flow cytometers (BD-CantoII, BD-FACSCelesta, and BD-LSRII) and to understand the regulations in using the facility. This is free of charge.
  • Flow Cytometry Usage
    • All of the machines (CantoII, Celesta, and LSRII) have the same hourly rate of $33.00. The use of these machines are offered interdepartmentally, as long as you are trained.


All manuscripts and grants presenting work supported by this core should include the following acknowledgement:

"This work was supported by the Northwestern University Interdepartmental ImmunoBiology Flow Cytometry Core Facility."

Order from IBC Flow


Stephen D. Miller, PhD  

(312) 503-7674

Valerie Eaton, M.S. 
Core Manager


Tarry 6-745
Chicago Campus