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Flow Cytometry Facility

The University of Nottingham Flow Cytometry Facility provides a fully comprehensive Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Service open to all research groups across the University and by agreement to external parties. We provide access to high end flow cytometers as well as a full range of training and support designed to make your flow cytometry experiments a success.


Contact the Facility by e-mail or Telephone 0115 82 30740

Flow Cytometry Resources for University of Nottingham Staff and Students on Workspace

Reserve time on flow cytometers with our online booking system



The Flow Cytomtery Facility has two top-of-the-range high speed sterile cell sorters and 4 dedicated analytical flow cytometers available for use, with the maximum capability of a 5 laser 23 channel Astrios EQ. All machines are covered by fully comprehensive service contracts ensuring consistency and continuity for your research. University of Nottingham Staff and Students can access the full configuration and suggested multi-colour panels of all machines on our Workspace.

Not sure which machine is best for your research? Contact the Facility.

Experienced users may view availability and book flow cytometers using our online booking system.

A wide range of flow cytometry literature including protocols, manuals, useful links and much more are available to University of Nottingham Staff and Students on the Facility Workspace 'Flow Forum' 

Expertise and Contact Information

The Facility has two full time members of staff with many years of experience in all aspects of flow cytometry, both are members of the International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry and regularly participate in national and international flow cytometry meetings. For general enquiries and grant application support please contact Facility Manager David Onion, for scheduling and billing enquiries please contact Facility Technician Nicola Croxall.

You can telelphone the Facility Office on 0115 82 30740 or the Cell Sorting lab on 0115 82 30741.

University of Nottingham Flow Cytometry Facility,
School of Life Sciences,
A Floor, West Block, QMC,
NG7 2UH.

Upcoming Meetings and Seminars

Registration is now open for the Midlands Innovation Flow Cytometry Meeting 2018. This event brings together researchers from across the Midlands and is a great way to showcase research undertaken with flow cytometry and providing training opportunities.

View past and future meetings and seminars

School of Life Sciences

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH

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