We strongly encourage new users to have a basic knowledge of flow cytometry principles prior to being trained to operate our instruments.
For all new users
Introduction to Flow Cytometry - This 12-minute video by Thermo Fisher goes over the basics of flow cytometry, including instrumentation and fluidics of cytometers, and how fluorescence is detected and measured.
For users new to spectral flow cytometry
Introduction to Full Spectrum Flow Cytometry - This 21-minute video from UChicago outlines the basics of spectral flow cytometry in contrast to conventional flow cytometry.