American Family Children's Hospital

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Intro to Flow Cytometry Class


The Introduction to Flow Cytometry Class is a series of three one-hour lectures offered monthly. The class is led by Dagna Sheerar and is designed for newcomers and old "pros" alike. All investigators that use or plan to use the Flow Cytometry Lab are strongly encouraged to attend this lecture series.  


All lectures will be held from 9-10:30am on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday and will be limited to 30 registrants.


Class Location

December 2015 will be held in 6170 WIMR. 

All 2016 classes will be held in 3001A WIMR.


2015-2016 Class Schedule


December 7, 9, 11, 2015
January 25, 27, 29, 2016
February 22, 24, 26; 2016
March 28, 30, April 1, 2016
April 25, 27, 29, 2016
May 23, 25, 27, 2016









Topics covered include:

  1. How a flow cytometer works
  2. The importance of controls
  3. Choosing fluorochromes
  4. What compensation is all about
  5. What you need to know about the facility
  6. How to look at data
  7. Applications
  8. Other topics of your choice, questions encouraged



Cancer Center Members: $35 
Non-Cancer Center Members: $85 
Corporate / Non-University: $185

Effective January 1, 2015 



To register for a Flow Lab Lecture Series, please fill in the information requested below and press submit.





For more information, contact Dagna Sheerar (608) 263-0313.