Flow Cytometry & Cell Sorting Shared Resource

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Contact Information

Director: Karen Creswell, PhD
Telephone: (202) 687-3772
Research Building W308

Instrument Operator:
(202) 687-2233

Research Building W304
Georgetown University
3970 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20057-1468


The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Flow Cytometry & Cell Sorting Shared Resource provides flow cytometry and fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS) in a variety of research applications at Georgetown University.

Karen Creswell, PhD, director of the facility, has extensive experience with flow cytometry and cell sorting including immunofluorescence methods, DNA histogram/cell cycle analysis, and sterile cell sorting, and is available for development of specific applications. A full-time instrument operator also provides for comprehensive support of this technology. Approximately 50 investigators use this facility annually.


In all publications that include data derived or methods used from the Flow Cytometry & Cell Sorting Shared Resource, please acknowledge our resource. The Flow Cytometry & Cell Sorting Shared Resource is partially supported by NIH/NCI grant P30-CA051008.