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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:

  • Establish an identifiable center for those doing research in immunobiology and offer membership and   a core of common equipment
  • 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
  • Aid recruiting outstanding immunobiology researchers in a variety of basic science and clinical departments
  • Promote and coordinate interdepartmental activities in immunobiology by sponsoring journal clubs and seminar programs
  • Foster the development of immunobiology-oriented collaborative research efforts such as program project and center grants
  • 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