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Flow Cytometry AND Mass Cytometry Core (CVD)

Overview of Services

The CVD Flow Cytometry & Mass Cytometry Core exists to ensure that University of Maryland investigators have access to flow cytometry and mass cytometry services for their research. A facility with dedicated operators ensures well-performing instruments and optimal results with a minimal outlay of expenses. Established in 1991, this facility has state-of-the art equipment and a highly-trained and experienced staff. 

 

Before samples from a new user can be run on the flow cytometer,  Principal Investigators (PI) who desire to have specimens run in the core facility are required to:

 

1.  Schedule a meeting with the Core Director (Dr. Marcelo Sztein - 410-706-2345) or the Lab Manager (Regina Harley - 410-706-0095) to discuss whether the use of the flow cytometer/mass cytometer will be appropriate to accomplish the goals outlined by the investigator.  At this time, the rationale for the use of flow cytometry/mass cytometry, the controls and staining techniques required for the experiments, the approximate number of samples to be run, the flow cytometer/mass cytometer requirements and time tables will be discussed in detail.

 

2.  Read the Rules and Regulations Form (Revision February 20, 2015). There is a link to this form at the bottom of the page.

 

3.  Check the Billing Authorization statement box on the Reservation Details page.

Leadership

                          

Marcelo Sztein, MD, Director             Regina Harley, MS, Lab Manager

msztein@som.umaryland.edu            rharley@som.umaryland.edu 

Location and Hours of Operation

 

Room 456, Health Sciences Facility I

685 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD  21201

410-706-0095

Fax: 410-706-6205

Core Email: cvdflowcore@som.umaryland.edu

 

Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Laboratory Policies

Experiments should preferably be scheduled one to two weeks in advance.

 

All sample acquisition and cell sorting is done by Core Laboratory personnel.

Links and Resources

Flow Cytometry & Mass Cytometry Core Fact Sheet

Rules and Regulations Form

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Regina Harley, MS
Lab Manager
 
410-706-0095
 
rharley@som.umaryland.edu
 
HSF1 456
 
Cathy Storrer, BS
Research Specialist
 
410-706-0095
 
cstorrer@som.umaryland.edu
 
HSF1 456
 
Paula Bernal, PhD
Post-doc
 
410-706-0095
 
pbernal@som.umaryland.edu
 
HSF1 456
 

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