Here are a number of associations devoted to the development of flow cytometry.
The Chicago User Group in Cytometry (ChUG)
The Chicago User Group (ChUG) in Cytometry is a scientific educational group based in the Chicago Greater area that connects researchers in the cytometry community and facilitates the exchange of knowledge. Our goal is to provide comprehensive and cutting-edge information on cytometry tools, methodology, and applications in order to empower researchers to generate impactful discoveries. ChUG is also home to the ChUG in Cytometry podcast.
Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association
The Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association is a scientific organization whose aim is to:
1 – Produce an annual scientific program that provides a forum to explore the avenues by which flow and image cytometry can be used to advance research and diagnostic testing applications.
2 – Foster education and the exchange of information among persons engaged in flow and image cytometry in an environment that encourages participation of professionals at all levels of education and responsibility
3 – Maintain an affordable meeting format to encourage maximum participation and provide exceptional value.
4 – Promote research and development in new applications and technologies for Image Cytometry, Flow Cytometry and Allied disciplines.