Childrens Research Institute & Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

Overview of Services

The Flow Cytometry Shared Resource (FLOW Core) is an advanced technology facility supported by the CRI and the MCWCC.  The mission of FLOW is to provide investigators with: (1) technical support and training for multicolor analytical flow cytometry; (2) operator-assisted high speed cell corting in both standard and BSL-2+ modes; (3) consultation for application and assay development; and (4) advanced data interpretation. The FLOW Core supports 2 FACSAriaII cell sorters, an LSRII analytical cytometer, an LSRFortessa X20 analytical cytometer, and a FACSCalibur analytical cytometer.  The analytical cytometers in FLOW Core are available to trained users by ID card access 24/7.


Calvin B Williams MD PhD | Director | 414-955-4343 |

Galina Petrova PhD | Manager | 414-955-5793 |

Hours of Operation

Instrument Hours Hours Staffed

Analytical Cytometry

24/7 access for trained users


Assisted Cell Sorting

Weekdays by appointment           

Monday - Friday

9am - 5pm                         





Name Role Phone Email Location
Calvin B. Williams
FLOW Core Director
MFRC 5052
Galina Petrova
FLOW Core Manager
MFRC 5052