University of Southern California

Research

Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry Core

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides the research community with the technology to selectively phenotype and sort specific populations of cells. Equipment and services include: two cytometers, to address questions in cellular immunology, cell biology, chemical carcinogenesis, radiology, human tumor cell cycle kinetics, and mechanisms of drug action.

Health Sciences Campus
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1450 Biggy St. Fourth Floor #4513
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Core

The Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) core provides researchers with methods to study and purify cells for wide applications in immunology, cell biology and other fields of biology. Services include: absolute counts, apoptosis, calcium flux, co-localization, cytometic bead assay (CBA) for up to 30 soluble cytokines or proteins per sample, DNA cell cycle analysis, flow-FISH for telomere length, immunophenotyping for surface, intracellular and nuclear proteins, live cell sorting, PhosFlow, Luminex multiplex assays, rare event detection/sorting, reporter molecules, side population, single-cell cloning, single color, apoptosis, sizing, spot counting for viral load, subcellular compartmentalization, synapse activity, translocation, and viability.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA
Smith Research Tower
4546 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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UPC Genome & Cytometry Core

The Genome & Cytometry Core is located on the UPC campus. Equipment and services include: High-throughput next-generation sequencing on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 and the Ion Torrent PGM platforms. The HiSeq 2500 system can be used in Rapid Run mode (equivalent to MySeq) or High-output mode. The Core also provides optional library construction services and use of our high-throughput Beckman Coulter Biomek® 3000 Automated Workstation as well as access to the BD Influx Flow Cytometer & Cell Sorter.

University Park Campus
Center for Electron Microscopy & Microanalysis
814 Bloom Walk, CEM209
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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