SRL Best Practices, Part 1: Data Management
Recorded On: 03/16/2017
About the Presenters
Flow Cytometry Core
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
After receiving an MS in biology, Monica DeLay performed research for over a decade in the area of autoimmune diseases, focusing on the structure and function of human major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and its role in modulating disease. In 2008 she began managing the Research Flow Cytometry Core at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Over the last nine years, she has helped facilitate the growth of the core in instrumentation, infrastructure, staff, and clientele. She is co-founder and president of the Ohio River Valley Cytometry Association, an organization connecting advancements in cytometry technology to local scientists. She is the former chair of the ISAC SRL Services Committee and former co-chair of the SRL Emerging Leaders Committee. She is a member and past co-chair of the ABRF Flow Cytometry Research Group whose mission is to understand alterations in cell function and develop best practices associated with cell sorting. She is a member of the organizing committee for the Core Managers Workshop for the Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association (GLIIFCA), and she has served as a Council member for ISAC.
Rachael Walker, PhD
Head of Flow Cytometry
Dr. Rachael Walker is the head of flow cytometry at Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK. Rachael has over eleven years of experience with managing flow cytometry core facilities within Cambridge and has been in her current position since 2012. She has a PhD in tissue engineering from the University of Liverpool, where she first learned to use a sorter. In 2012, Rachael was awarded an ISAC Scholarship and transferred to the new SRL Emerging Leaders program in 2014. She is chair of the Mid-Anglia Cytometry Club, secretary of flowcytometryUK, and one of the main organizers of the Pre-CYTO ISAC Live Education Delivery Task Force.
This is the first of seven live webinars to focus on the SRL Best Practices series. This webinar will give an overview of the important aspects in managing data in a shared resource lab and provide examples of common practices used among some of the best SRLs from around the world.
At the completion of this webinar, attendees will understand key aspects when managing data in a flow cytometry core facility including standards for data collection and documentation, quality assurance, data preservation, and computer maintenance.
Who Should Attend
SRL staff, managers, or directors wanting to learn about or improve on data management methods.
CMLE Credit: 1.0