Flow Cytometry Facility
read more aboutLydia Tesfa
Lydia became the director of the Flow Cytometry Facility in 2019, the year the facility was created. To read more about Lydia’s expertise and experience, see the leadership page.
read more aboutArmando
Armando worked at the Chemical Biology Department at Cornell before joining the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology. He started in the Imaging Facility before moving to the Flow Cytometry Facility where he offers consultation, helps customer prepare and run their experiments, supporting the facility’s goal to provide an outstanding customer service to the Cornell community.
read more aboutJaclyn Mahoney
Jackie received her bachelor’s degree in environmental systems from Cornell University. She worked as a research specialist and lab manager for five years in Dr. Michelle Heck’s laboratory helping to research Citrus Greening disease. She joined the Flow Cytometry Facility in 2019 just after the facility’s expansion, and has been assisting users with training and instrumentation operation.
read more aboutErik Contreras
Erik earned his PhD in Biomedical & Biological Sciences at Cornell University. As a graduate student, he studied carbohydrate/peptide synthesis and the effects of membrane composition on viral entry. In the Flow Cytometry Facility, Erik is eager to assist flow cytometer and cell sorter users with their experiments.
read more aboutEmily Morse
Emily Morse has returned as a summer intern for the BRC Flow Cytometry Facility, having previously worked in the facility in the summer of 2019. Emily is an Ithaca native and rising senior at Stony Brook University majoring in Chemistry. She’s performing a number of responsibilities including start up and shut down of instruments, preparing and autoclaving buffer solution, contamination checks of samples, data backup, and ordering, restocking, and billing. We are so glad to have Emily return this summer!