The Flow Cytometry Core Facility was established within the School of Medicine and Health Sciences in July 2004. In 2009, the facility came under the auspices of the Office of the Vice President for Research. The facility provides high quality service to investigators within the George Washington University, as well as outside individuals.
The facility maintains three cytometers, one cell sorter and two cell analyzers and a workstation for data analysis.
Users of the flow cytometers within GW have included principal investigators, graduate students and technicians from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, and School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Outside users have included investigators from affiliated institutions such as Children’s National Health System and the National Cancer Institute/NIH as well as others from Janelia Farm Research Campus-HHMI, Howard University, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.