UTSA Cell Analysis Core

Overview of Services

The mission of the Cell Analysis Core is to provide centralized services, training, access and support to researchers in the usage of flow cytometry and confocal microscopy equipment and related services including technical training opportunities. To establish an active training and consultation program to support the use of cytomics to impact not only research productivity but the competiveness of students and fellows trained on our campus. The core partners with the Research Computing Support Group to create a data acquisition and analysis pipeline that ensures a streamlined and seamless workflow for researchers. To ensure that the full potential of core technology is realized, the Cell Analysis Core provides personal training in the use of all instrumentation, as well as the latest methods of data analysis.


Sandra Cardona, Ph.D. | Core Manager


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

8:00am - 5:00pm *   

 *After hours time requests must be submitted to the Core Director at least one week in advance                     

University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building
Room 3.108-1


User Responsibilities

- Sign up in the log book (user name, PI name, hours of use, problems/comments)
∙ Properly shut down and clean the instrument if core manager is not present to do so
∙ Remove all waste and leave the room in its original condition
∙ Immediately report any problems

New User Access

  • External Customers (Non-UTSA) – Please complete the UTSA External Agreement Form (Pertains to: UT System/In-Network, Higher-Ed/Non-Profit, & Commercial/Industry)

*Please submit all completed forms to: iLab@utsa.edu


Links and Resources

  1. Cell Analysis Core
  2. Research Core Facilities
  3. UTSA Research Homepage


Name Role Phone Email Location
Sandra Cardona
Core Manager
(210) 458-4089
BSE 3.108-1