The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Flow Cytometry Facility


  • Five Excitation Sources
  • 20mW at 355nm (UV)
  • 50mW at 405nm (Violet)
  • 50mW at 488nm (Blue)
  • 50mW at 561nm (Yellow-green)
  • 40mW at 640nm (Red)
  • 16 Measurement Channels
  • 14 fluorescent channels
  • 2 light scatter channels
  • Area, Height, and Width measurement available for all channels
  • Cell Sorting
  • Sort up to four populations simultaneously
  • Sort rates up to 22,000 cells per second
  • Sort purities up to 99%
  • Cloning
  • Single or multiple deposition of cells into 96 or 384-well plates
  • Biosafe Environment
  • Instrument biologically isolated by biosafety cabinet
  • Becton Dickinson Aerosol Management option with "Kevin Holmes/NIH" modification
  • Cell sorter room at negative pressure