Cellular and functional analysis Platform

Developed by: Instituto de Investigación Biomédica Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau)



Cellular and functional analysis platform is organized in two laboratories: flow cytometry lab and cell culture lab.

The Platform's objective is to offer an integral service when using cell models.

Resources / Know-How

  • FACSCalibur conventional flow cytometry.
  • Cytomics FC500 conventional flow cytometer (Beckman Coulter).
  • Flow cytometry FACSAria cell sorter (IF06/3708-1).
  • 1 doctor technician highly experienced in processing and analyzing citometric technics.


Conventional cytometry:
  • Detection and quantitation of cell markers.
  • Studies of signalling cascades (cell cycle, cell proliferation, apoptosis, intracellular calcium determination).
  • Quantification of transfection efficiency.
  • Phenotype changes. Relative and absolute presence.
  • Production of mediators.
Cell sorting
Contact Details
Responsible: Dr. Elena Serrano
Contact (Tel./mail): eserrano@santpau.cat  / +34 93 533 72 25