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FSK3527 Flow Cytometry 3.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FSK3527 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course contains a series of lectures and seminars where subjects like immunology, flow cytometry theory, antibodies and conjugated fluorophores are discussed. Students are expected to take an active role in these discussions. A large part of the education will be compulsory practical sessions performed at the flow cytometry lab at Biofysics, Scilifelab. 

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student shall:

  • Have good theoretical knowledge about fluorophores and flow cytometry
  • Be able to design experiments for phenotypic characterization of cells by flow cytometry
  • Be able to perform basic analysis of flow cytometry data
  • Be able to design basic panels for multiple colors

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Enrolled in a PhD programme at KTH or other universities 

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • LAB1 - Practical sessions, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Examination is based on active participation in seminars, practical sessions and a written assignment.

Other requirements for final grade

Participation in seminars, practical sessions and approved written assignment.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FSK3527

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Applied Physics