The University of Chicago Cytometry and Antibody Technology Facility

Welcome to the Cytometry and Antibody Technology Facility 



Let us know about your publications 

The CAT Facility is funded in part by the Cancer Center Support Grant and as such is mandated to keep track of publications where work was done within the facility. Please help us by filling out this form.

Acknowledgement of core facility contributions in publications is appreciated. Cancer Center members should cite the Cancer Center Support Grant (P30CA014599) when publishing any work assisted by this core facility. Boilerplate text available here.


New users

Welcome to the flow cytometry service laboratory. Please visit the New Users Checklist on our website to learn of our training procedures and facility policies.

How to Use iLab to Schedule Cytometers (Tutorial Video)


News from the CAT Facility

06/12/20 Updated COVID-19 related Operation. See the CAT Facility RRP for instructions on making reservations on iLab.

03/17/20 Important message regarding the COVID-19 situation and the CAT Facility: Operation in the facility and cell sorting protocol information

11/25/19: Help us streamline our operations by providing your FAS or PO number or your IRB code if you are using patient samples. See here on how that can be done in iLab.

11/25/19: If you need immediate assistance form the CAT Facility staff, send an email to

 08/13/19: We have a new Website!! The CAT Facility website has been fully rebuilt and now includes more information then ever before!

  • Everything you need to know about the instruments, our services and pricing is a click away
  • The Instrument Status tool lets you know how our machines a doing and when repairs is scheduled
  • The Blog keeps you up to date with the latest news in the Facility
  • Check out the event page to learn about the next training classes, seminars and instrument demo.




George Langan | Interim Faculty Director


David Leclerc, M.A. | Technical Director


Phone: (773) 702-5582



Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Assisted Services: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Unassisted/Self Use: 24/7


Room R022

Links and Resources

  2. Campus Map


Name Role Phone Email Location
David Leclerc MSc
Technical Director
(773) 702-5582

Michael Olson
Facility Manager
(773) 702-9212

Mandel Davis
Senior Technology Specialist
(773) 702-9212

Robert Ladd
Technology Specialist
(773) 702-9212

George Langan, PhD.
Interim Faculty Director




Service List

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