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5 Keys To Writing A Shared Instrument Grant

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD I'm a scientist, not Perry Mason. I’m not a defense attorney or a detective. Why would I say that? Because well before March grant writers need to be a Perry Mason – make the case...

How To Train Your Personnel

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD ExCyte chooses to train people in flow cytometry because we know what it's like to feel the pain of ruined experiments. No one enjoys wasting thousands of dollars on reagents and priceless amounts of instrument...

The Importance Of Teaching With Integrity And Passion

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD Flow cytometry education has grown phenomenally in response to more sophisticated instrumentation, growing demands for more sensitive, high-speed and multi-parameter flow. Specialized training is critical to any flow lab competing in today's global marketplace. The...

The Jablonski Diagram

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD A Jablonski diagram illustrates the electronic states of a molecule as well as the transitions between them. These states are arranged vertically by energy and grouped horizontally by spin multiplicity. Nonradiative transitions are indicated by...

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How to Perform Doublet Discrimination In Flow Cytometry

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD What is doublet discrimination? You are probably familiar with the term, “doublet discrimination” or “doublet exclusion”, and have likely included this flow cytometry measurement into at least some (if not all) of your gating strategies....

How To Analyze FACS Data And Prepare Flow Cytometry Figures For Scientific Papers

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD “It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” ― Albert Einstein...

What Is A Fluorescence Minus One, or FMO Control

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD The Fluorescence Minus One Control, or FMO control is a type of control used to properly interpret flow cytometry data.  It is used to identify and gate cells in the context of data spread due...

How To Set And Monitor Optimal Voltages For A Flow Cytometry Experiment

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD When a researcher first sits down in front of the flow cytometer, they are faced with several choices. One of the most confusing is, “What voltage do I set my detector at?” Unless the researcher...

3 Flow Cytometry Gates That Will Improve The Accuracy Of Your FACS Data Analysis

Written by Tim Bushnell, PhD Flow cytometry data analysis typically involves a step where a series of gates are defined to identify the population of interest. The development of robust gating strategies, and the communication of these strategies can be...


Advanced Microscopy

Learn the best practices and advanced techniques across the diverse fields of microscopy, including instrumentation, experimental setup, image analysis, figure preparation, and more.

Modern Flow Cytometry

Learn the best practices of flow cytometry experimentation, data analysis, figure preparation, antibody panel design, instrumentation and more. 

Antibody Compensation

Advanced 4-10 Color Compensation, Learn strategies for designing advanced antibody compensation panels and how to use your compensation matrix to analyze your experimental data.

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

If you want to get replies from top employers and recruiters, this ebook is for you. These networking scripts will show you the exact words ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

If you want to learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs working in industry, this ebook is for you. Here, you ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

If you have a PhD and want to create the perfect industry resume to attract employers, this ebook is for you. Here, you will get ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

If you want to learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs regardless of your PhD background, this ebook is for you. Here, you ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

If you have a PhD and want to learn advanced salary negotiation strategies, this ebook is for you. Here, you will learn how to set ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

If you want to learn the top 20 transferable skills the industry employers ranked as most important for PhDs to include on their resumes and ...