NOVA Medical School

 Flow Cytometry Facility 

The Flow Cytometry Facility in  the Nova Medical School – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (NMS), located in Lisbon, provides a wide array of services and solutions in flow cytometry analysis and multi-parameter cell sorting to the scientific community. The facility contributes to the improvement of the education and scientific development of all the fields involving flow cytometry technologies.

Our main aim is to offer researchers assistance in the following areas:

  • Initial project planning
  • Panel design and optimization
  • Sample preparation and staining
  • Instrument operation and troubleshooting
  • Data analysis
  • Publication and presentation
  • Consulting in grant applications


  • Cell Analysers
    • BD FACSCanto II: 3 lasers –  405nm, 488nm and 633nm; multicolor analysis of up to 8 parameters
    • FACScan: 1 laser – 488nm; multicolor analysis of up to 3 parameters
  • Cell Sorter
    • BD FACSAria III: 4 lasers 405nm, 488nm, 561 and 640nm; cell sorter and multicolor analysis of up to 16 parameters
    • Equipment fully integrated Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet


  • Cell Sorting
  • Support to cell analysis
  • Training: introduction to flow cytometry / instrument hands-on
  • Support to data analysis
  • Research consulting


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Flow Cytometry Facility