The mission of the Core is to provide state-of-the-art instrumentation, exceptional specialized expertise and training in flow cytometry. Services include fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS), flow cytometry analysis, consultation, data analysis and training.

Major Equipment
• BD FACSAria Fusion - A fully integrated advanced cell sorter and analyzer with a biosafety solution. 4 solid state lasers: 488-nm blue laser (50mW), 640-nm red laser (100mW), 405-nm violet laser (85mW), and a 561-nm yellow-green laser (50mW). Detects 15 simultaneous fluorescent colors.

• BD LSR II - Special Order Laser Upgrade includes the installation of a 561-150mw laser system,
637-150nm laser w/mount, Octagon with 3 premounted detectors and 3 high performance filters/mirrors set
(3 Bandpass & 3 Dichroic Mirrors) for 561nm laser system on BD LSR II.

Core Leadership

Image of Margie Moczygemba, PhD
Margie Moczygemba, PhD
Assistant Professor
Core Director
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
713.677.8114
mmoczygemba@ibt.tamhsc.edu