The mission of the Flow Cytometry Core Facility is to enhance research resources and capabilities by assisting individual faculty members in their research endeavors. This will be accomplished by providing a professional, efficient, timely and reasonably priced Flow Cytometry Services as well as continuous education and consultation in the utilization of the facility. We are committed to provide support for UTHSCSA and CTRC programs, and promote the commercialization of our research teams' discoveries.
Effective March 20, 2020 in an effort to reduce the impact of COVID-19, the Flow Cytometry Core Facility will be taking the following measures to keep providing mission critical research support.
Flow Cytometry Core Facility COVID-19 Updates.PDF
The Flow Cytometry Core is a biohazard safety level 2 (BSL-2) facility, so the core can sort all NIH/CDC designated biohazard 2 agents which include primary human cells and cell lines, transfected cell lines, and live cells containing known level-2 pathogens. All core personnel are trained and certified in proper BSL-2 safety procedures.
The Flow Cytometry Core is operated and managed by three experienced persons. Collectively, they have more than 33 years of flow cytometry experience in addition to 10 years of sorting experience. Find more about us here.
**NOTE** The core description is available for download here in MS Word format for grant writing purposes. Feel free to modify this text to suit the specifics of your grant. Contact the core if you need help re-writing the text.
UTHSCSA Flow Cytometry Core Facility
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Phone (Main Campus): 210-567-3911