Flow Cytometry Core

To provide high standard cell sorting and analysis services to the research community at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Longwood Medical area.

Personnel/Contact Information:

Jane Leopold, MD

Manager, BWH flow cytometry core:
Grigoriy Losyev

Administrator, BWH flow cytometry core:
Rick Bowman

Location of Core: 
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, NRB 435E, Boston

Major Equipment: 


BD Accuri C6 4-color Analyzer
Cytek DxP12 10-color Analyzer

Getting Started:

For more information on the core, please visit the website here

Online sign-up:
Please register first with Grigoriy Losyev at GLOSYEV@PARTNERS.ORG

Sample Preparation:

What samples should I bring?

  • All users must always bring single stained compensation samples each stained with one color AND one unstained tube. Cell suspensions should be passed through a 35um nylon mesh filter (BD Biosciences part # 352235) right before sorting.
  • Don’t have enough cells for compensation?User can purchase compensation beads from BD BD CompBeads 552845 ‘Anti-Rat/Hamster’ for mouse samples BD CompBeads 552843 ‘Anti-Mouse’ for almost all human samples.