inverted CommasI can’t recommend FloCyte enough to people. I wish everyone who prepares flow samples – even if they don’t run them – would take FloCyte’s courses



Richard Konz

img44It is our great pleasure to have Richard Konz as our premier instructor for comprehensive and dedicated trainings in the western hemisphere.   He has worked in research for 25 years – started out as a biogeochemist and electron microscopist; then converted to flow cytometry about 18 years ago.  He’s worked with the FACS 2, FACS4, FACScan, FACSort, FACStar, FACStar+, FACS Vantage, LSRII, Moflo, Cyan and a brief stint with the EPICS.  He worked with Larry Duckett and John Cordott at BD and helped develop the LSR.  He has also  worked at the University of Maine, followed by Dana Farber, VA Medical Center, Univ. of Vermont, Pfizer, Genzyme, CompuCyte, DakoCytomation, Wyeth and Novartis.   His undergraduate degree is from the Univ. of Maine.  He also did some graduate work there and at the University of Vermont.  He was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Director of the Flow Cytometry Core Facility at UMass Medical School until recently.  He is taking some well deserved time off.  We welcome Rich’s expertise in flow and his vivacious style in teaching.  Rich can be reached at