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Registration and Training

Registration

All investigators must register for a user account if they would like to use the Flow Core instruments. This process is outlined here:

  1. Fill out the New User Form.
    1. The new user will be contacted to confirm registration and with information regarding the beginning of the training process.
    2. The new user will receive a separate email containing a PPMS username and password.
    3. The new user will be added to the UR_Cytometry email list and granted access to the FCC Transfer pipeline and Library server.
    4. The new user is immediately granted calendar access to the cell sorters.  It is recommended that new projects be discussed with the flow core staff, but instrument training is not required as the staff will operate the instruments.
  2. It is recommended that all investigators that are completely new to flow cytometry read and complete the BD Intro to Flow tutorial.
  3. All new investigators are required to attend the Intro to Flow lecture. Dates and times are listed in the side panel -->.
    1. The lecture is an overview of flow cytometry and an introduction to the URMC Flow Cytometry Resource.
    2. There is no separate registration or cost for the lecture.