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Flow Cytometry (WG-FC)


Name Position Country Term Time in Office
U. Sack             Chair                DE               extra term          2018 01 - 2018 12
C. Lambert Member FR    
A. Spittler Member AU    
K. Psarra Member GR    
C. Rodriguez Member AR    
A.M. Ivanov Member RU    
M. Schiemann Member DE    

Terms of reference

The Working Group will promote and encourage applications of flow cytometry in diagnostics and clinical research through publication of educational material and the organisation of courses and symposia.


  • Organisation of flow cytometry courses on the alternating topics of Clinical and Research Applications of Flow Cytometry in Haematology & Oncology and Immunology & Haemostasis
  • Publication of course handbooks and other relevant material on flow cytometry
  • Organisation of symposia on new trends in cellular diagnostics
  • Publication of symposia proceedings

 List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full and Affiliate Member Societies
Rudolf Gruber German Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Hamilton Opurum Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Mesude Falay  Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Maria Eugenia Schroeder Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)

IFCC Flow cytometry courses

2012 - FC Course in Leipzig (DE)

2013 - FC Course in St Etienne (FR)

2014 - FC Course in Wien (AT)

2015 - FC Course in Athens (GR)

2015 - Extracellular Vesicles in Inflammation, Krems (AT)

2016 - FC Course in Cordoba (AR)

2016 - FC Course in St. Petersburg (RU)

2017 - FC Course in Montevideo (UY)

2017 - FC Course in Munich (DE)

Working Group Chair's contact

Prof. Ulrich Sack
Institute of Clinical Immunology
University of Leipzig


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