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imarkRoy J. CarverUniversity of Illinois
Biotechnology Center

Flow Cytometry Facility
Barbara Pilas, Ph.D - Director
231 Edward R. Madigan Laboratory,
1201 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-0559    
FAX: (217) 244-0446     
Email: pilas@illinois.edu

Services/Equipment

The Flow Cytometry Facility operates one Main Facility (ERML) and four Satellite Facilities (RAL, Morrill Hall, Burrill Hall, DCL) all of which are Biosafety Level Two (BL2).

The Main Facility consists of an instrument lab, computer room, wet lab and cell culture area. Facility staff are available to assist with instrument operation, training and protocol development Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

The four Satellite Facilities provide trained users 24/7 access to flow cytometry instrumentation.

Click on the instrument names below for specific details.

MAIN FACILITY - 231 Edward R. Madigan Lab

FLUORESCENCE ACTIVATED SORTER:
BD FACS ARIA II                                                                            

 
FLOW CYTOMETRY ANALYZER:
BD LSR II BD LSR II
ARRAY READER:
BIO-RAD LUMINEX

BioRad-Luminex

CELL COUNTER:
Coulter Counter    
Coulter Counter
FLUORESCENCE AND PHASE CONTRAST MICROSCOPE AND CAMERA: 
Meiji MT 6300H & 1.4 MP CCD Digital Camera

Meiji MT6300H Microscope and Camera

Satelite Facilities

FLOW CYTOMETRY ANALYZER:
BD FACS Canto II - 377 Morrill Hall
Canto
FLOW CYTOMETRY ANALYZER:
BD LSR Fortessa with HTS- 1230 DCL
Fortessa
FLOW CYTOMETRY ANALYZER:
BD LSR II - 264 Roger Adams LabBD LSR II
FLOW CYTOMETRY ANALYZER:
Accuri C6 - 348 Burrill Hall
Accuri Flow Cytometry Analyzer

Scheduling

To guarantee availability, instrument time should be scheduled one week in advance. Please contact us to schedule an appointment or discuss a future project. (flowcyt@illinois.edu, 244-0559)

All work performed by the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center (CBC) should be acknowledged in scholarly publications, posters, and presentations. Proper recognition allows us to measure the impact of our work and supports our initiatives in obtaining sponsored funding. In addition, any CBC personnel who make a substantial intellectual or experimental contribution are deserving of further recognition as co-author.