Using the facility
All individuals wishing to use the SickKids-UHN FMCF must first register with the facility. Learn more
Physical access to the facility requires security card access. Learn more
To use any of the analytical cytometers or the automated magnetic cell separator, users must receive training from FMCF staff.
To register for instrument training you will be required to:
- Obtain biosafety documents. This process can take some time and users are encouraged to ensure that their training documents are up-to-date. Learn more
- Submit training registration form and biosafety documents. Learn more
Booking and Cancellation Policies
Facility Acknowledgment Policy
The FMCF receives operating funds from several sources, allowing us to keep user fees low. Periodically our funding agencies ask us to cite publications reporting data from our facility. To help us show our funders that this facility has an important impact on your research productivity, please acknowledge our contribution in your publications, and notify us when you do this so that we can document these papers in our grant applications and renewals. Please email references to
A suggested acknowledgment is:
Flow and mass cytometry was performed in The SickKids-UHN Flow and Mass Cytometry Facility, with funding from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.