The Flow Cytometry Unit at Memorial University Faculty of Medicine within Medical Laboratories houses a Beckman Coulter Cytoflex Analyser and a Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios EQ cell sorter. We are located in Room H1710 in the Health Sciences Centre. The unit operates on a fee-for-service basis, and is available to both internal and external users.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm (Fall & Winter)
9:00am - 4:30pm (Summer)
Equipment and Services
|Beckman Coulter Cytoflex
|Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios EQ
Scheduling and Data Policies
- Booking time is through the scheduler located in Room H1710 or via email (see below).
- A requisition is required at time of use.
- Users are responsible for removing data files at time of acquisition.
- Cell sorting experiments require 24 h minimal notice with staff approval prior to runs.
- Cell sorting on the MoFlo Astrios EQ is staff operated only.
|To book instrument time or to discuss technical questions email:
For all biosafety guidelines refer to Memorial University Biosafety Policies and Procedures Manual.
All samples transported to the laboratory must be in a sealed container according to biosafety
guidelines. Laboratory coats and PPE must be worn at all times.
Please Note: Users must add room H1710 to their current Biosafety certificate to use the facility.
Please remember to acknowledge any contributions of the EFCF in your publications, presentations, posters, and grant applications.
If the staff have provided technical and scientific advice beyond the routine, please consider them for authorship in your publications if appropriate. Otherwise, a simple recognition in the acknowledgments sections such as the following is appreciated: “We thank Memorial University’s Medical Laboratories-Electron Microscopy/Flow Cytometry/ Confocal Microscopy for their support with this work.”
Spectra of Fluorochromes
Electron Microscopy Unit
Health Sciences Centre, Room H1710
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6
BSc., MSc | Medical Technologist Medical Laboratories
B.Sc., M.Sc., CEMT., LHP. | Electron Microscopy/ Flow Cytometry/Confocal Microscopy Supervisor Medical Laboratories