Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Flow Cytometry Forms

In order for users to access services provided by the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource, please review and complete the forms below, as appropriate.  Use of the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource requires that all personnel be familiar with the policies and procedures.  A Billing Authorization Form is required for use of the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource, and must be resubmitted on a monthly basis.  All Principal Investigators are required to submit a current bio-hazard risk assessment form annually. In addition, each cell sort performed within the facility requires prior submission of a completed risk assessment form for all Arias.


Online Instrument Reservation System (active until mid November 2015)

Click here to access on the online instrument reservation system

iLab Online Instrument Reservation System

Click here for instructions on how to register for an iLab account.

Click here for instructions on how to make a reservation using iLab.

Kaluza: free cytometry data analysis software

Free Cytospec data analysis software

Flow Cytometry ListServ (for exchange of information between facility users and staff)


Application Notes

Technical Notes

External Links

Purdue University Flow Cytometry Laboratories (an excellent resource):

Pudue University Cytometry Mailing List (for all cytometry-related inquiries and a wealth of shared information):

Education and training:

Becton Dickinson Immuno-cytometry Systems:

International Society for Analytical Cytology:

Molecular Probes (reagents):


Beckman-Coulter Cytometry Site:

Free cytometry software downloads:

Download the seminal work: “Practical Flow Cytometry” fourth edition by Howard Shapiro:

Download Flow-Cytometry-A Basic Introduction by Michael Ormerod:

Fluorescence Spectrum Viewers and Tables:

Treestar (FlowJo) software:

Online FlowJo tutorial page:

Verity software:

BD on-line customer training site (Contains interactive courses covering an introduction to flow cytometry, DiVa software, Canto-II, cell-cycle analysis, etc.):

On-line repository for flow cytometry data including complementary data analysis software, CytoBank:

The new International Cytometry Certification Examination (ICCE) on-line applications:

Flow Cytometry Network (FCN): FCN allows you to manage your profile and interact with collaborators through free video conferencing, messaging and more. Lab groups can be createdy and featured on FCN. Access free flow cytometry experimental design, data analysis and other software tools. Upload and share cytometry based protocols within the community. Get real time notifications from forum discussions (on topics of interest) by email and/or FCN profile. Keep up-dated with the latest flow cytometry research and industry news. Plan, post and RSVP to events and meetings. Post and search for jobs. Access free research articles as available.

Treestar (FlowJo) has done an excellent job with Fluorish, the new experimental panel design web-site:

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