Cytometry and Antibody Technology

CAT Facility Blog

Learn the latest news about the CAT Facility. Feel free to share your opinion in the comments section of each post. The comment section will be moderated for tone and content.

Many of the scientific posts are written by Laura Johnston, Associate Scientific Director. Learn more about her here.

Acknowledging your SRL with RRID

The manner in which manuscripts acknowledge the work done in Shared Resource Laboratories (SRLs) is inconsistent and an ongoing topic of discussion. These acknowledgements are critical to the survival of SRLs as they are used to satisfy the requirements of federal...

On the Tyranny of QC Beads

The Cytek Aurora is not the most polite instrument I know. If you fail a Quality Control test (QC) when you first turn on the instrument, it will spit out a giant FAILED error message in big red letters. For the untrained users, it can be a bit much. I can tell you...