Flow Cytometry Shared Resource Lab 


Tinalyn Kupfer, PhD, SCYM(ASCP)CM 

Manager, Flow Cytometry Shared Resource Laboratory 
Department of Immunology and Microbiology 
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 
Research Complex 1 North | Room P18-8207 
12800 E 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045 | Mail Stop 8333 AMC

E: tinalyn.kupfer@cuanschutz.edu  | P: 303.724.8972 

Tina received her Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2003. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Tina managed the Rocky Mountain Islet Transplant Program’s islet isolation facility, worked in R&D at a small biotech company doing stem cell research, and wrote clinical and regulatory documents in support of clinical trials in cardiovascular therapeutics in transplantation at Gilead Colorado as a Clinical Research Scientist. In 2010, Tina joined the Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research and Education (CCTCARE) on the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado as a Research Associate and Lab Manager. At CCTCARE, Tina’s research focused on preclinical testing of new therapy combinations to reverse new onset autoimmune diabetes.

In addition to her research experience in flow cytometry, Tina earned a FACSAria Operator certification from BD Biosciences and a Specialist in Cytometry certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology to solidify her technical knowledge. Tina's knowledge and training allow her to operate the instruments within the facility, train users and troubleshoot technical issues that arise during use. 
As the Manager of the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource Laboratory (SRL) for the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Tina utilizes her experience in immunology and expertise in cytometry to provide training, technical resources and opportunities to the faculty, post-docs and students that utilize the Flow Cytometry SRL. Tina is interested in advancing cytometry methodology by providing experimental design support and implementing spectral flow cytometry as a key technology in the facility.