Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) / Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey



Debra Laskin, Ph.D.

Associate Director:

Carol Gardner, Ph.D.

Associate Director:

Vasanthi Sunil, Ph.D.

Lab Manager:

Theresa Hyejeong Choi, M.S.

Technical Support:

Jessica Cervelli

Anna Vetrano, Ph.D.


August 2015:

The new CytoFLEX Cytometer with 2 lasers and up to 6 fluorescence colors is available in the facility. Please click here for the information of the CytoFLEX.


April 2015:

We are launched FluoroFinder program for multicolor immunofluorescence to find fluorochromes and antibodies for your panel design.

Please click here to go to FluoroFinder.


Oct. 2012:

The new Gallios Flow Cytometer with 10 colors, 3 lasers is available.


Jan. 2010:

Core Facility is please to introduce the instrument : BD FACSArray Bioanalyzer.


Jan. 2009:

The new state-of-the-art instrument, Beckman Coulter MoFlo XDP Cell Sorter, is avaliable for BL2 cell sorting.





















    Booking Policy:

    • Please make your appointment 2-3 days in advance. If you call on the same day of your experiment, we cannot guarantee the availability of the instrument.
    • PLEASE SHOW UP ON TIME. You should give at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel an appointment.
    • New users need to fill out the User Registration Form and submit the form before/on the first appointment.
    • Training: The facility provides training in FC500 cytometer, IVIS Image System, and Confocal Microscope. Please go to TO SCHEDULE for training schedule and availability.


    Data Storage and Transfer:

    • All raw data acquired on our flow cytometers will be kept on our storage database for 1 year. Users are required to store their own copies of their data. So, please bring your own mass storage devices (e.g. flash drives) or empty CD-R to transfer raw data and PDF flowpage files.



  • Gallios / FC500 Analyzer: Charges are accrued in 15 minutes increments with a minimum charge of 15 minutes.
  • FACSArray Bioanalyzer: Charges are accrued in 15 minutes increments with a minimum charge of 30 minutes. Some reagents can be purchased directly from the Core Facility, please ask for details.
  • MoFlo XDP Cell Sorter: Charges are accrued in 15 minutes increments with a minimum charge of 1 hour for cell sorting.

The following fee change is effective April 1, 2011. 

Usage type
NIEHS/CINJ members
Academic users
Industrial users
Gallios/ FC500 Cytometer
Assisted instrument usage and training $75/hr $100/hr $175/hr
Gallios/ FC500 Cytometer
Unassisted instrument usage $50/hr $75/hr $125/hr
MoFlo XDP Cell Sorter
Assisted instrument usage $100/hr $150/hr $250/hr


Usage type
NIEHS members
Academic users
Industrial users
Confocal Microscope
Assisted instrument usage and training $85/hr $120/hr $225/hr
Confocal Microscope
Unassisted instrument usage $60/hr $85/hr $150/hr
Assisted Instrument usage $75/hr $100/hr $175/hr
IVIS Imaging System
Assisted instrument usage and training $85/hr $120/hr $200/hr
IVIS Imaging System
Unassisted instrument usage $60/hr $100/hr $175/hr