Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry (RRID: SCR_022035)


The University of Colorado Flow Cytometry Shared Resource (FCSR) at the Cancer Center is committed to providing quality state-of-the-art cytometry services to the Anschutz Medical campus and surrounding educational and biotechnology community. As the Flow Cytometry Core for the Gates Institute, we support their mission to accelerate discoveries from the lab through clinical trials to therapies and cures, providing full cytometry support services.

 Please remember to acknowledge the Cancer Center Support Grant (P30CA046934) and our Flow Cytometry Shared Resource in any publication resulting from this service. Please remember to submit your publications to PubMed Central.


Flow Cytometry Shared Resource (FCSR) | SOPs and Policies

Overview of Services

Training and Assistance

  • Equipment training
  • Analysis training
  • Experimental design
  • Data analysis
  • Figures
  • Assistance with methods description
  • Troubleshooting of all kinds

Educational Materials

  • Links to online tutorials
  • FCSR instrument training manuals
  • Cytometry Tools

Cell Sorting and Analysis Equipment

  • Agilent Novocyte Penteon
  • Cytek Aurora (2 instruments)
  • Cytek Northern Lights
  • Beckman Coulter Gallios-561
  • Propel Labs Yeti (BioRad ZE5)
  • CyTOF XT (Mass Cytometer)
  • Sony MA 900
  • Beckman Coulter Astrios
  • Beckman Coulter XDP Flex
  • Beckman Coulter XDP 100

  • Beckman Coulter Vi-CELL BLU
  • Analysis Computer stations
  • FlowJo Licenses
  • FCS Express Licenses
  • Kaluza Site License

Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location
Hours Open: 24/7
Hours Staffed: Monday - Friday 8am-6pm
12801 E. 17th Ave
RC1 South 4th floor 
Aurora, CO,80045

We also operate a satellite facility that is open to all of our users, located in RC1 North, 8th floor.

Please note that the instruments are housed in multiple rooms:

Primary site: RC1 South, 4th floor:

  • 4112: Office
  • 4204: Cytek Aurora, Gallios 561, Penteon
  • 4208: CyTOF XT, Yeti
  • 4215: Astrios, MA900, XDPFLEX, XDP100
  • 4402A: Analysis software stations, Vi-CELL BLU

Satellite site: RC1 North, 8th floor:

  • 8207: Cytek Aurora, Cytek Northern Lights
  • 8208: BD Fortessa

Contact Us

Mailing Address

CU Cancer Center Flow Cytometry SR
12801 E. 17th Avenue
Mail Stop 8127
Aurora, CO 80045




p| 303-724-3145 (analysis rooms)

p| 303-724-3144 (sorting room)

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