Flow Cytometry Unit

Overview of Services

The Flow Cytometry Unit at University of Helsinki integrates three flow cytometry facilities located at the Meilahti and Viikki campuses.

We offer state-of-art analyzing and sorting flow cytometers for use to university-associated and external researchers. As a customer you have the option to come for a training and become an independent user or order your run as a service ("request services"). The Biomedicum Flow cytometry unit is located at the Meilahti campus and hosts three sorters, two analyzers and a tissue homogenizator. At the Viikki campus, two analyzers are available in the Biocenter Flow cytometry unit and one cell sorter in the Flow cytometry Viikki sort unit.


Unit location

Bio­medicum Flow Cyto­metry

Bio­cen­ter Flow Cyto­metry

Viikki Sort­ing Flow Cyto­metry

Visiting address:

Biomedicum Helsinki 1
Haartmaninkatu 8
2nd floor, room B204a2, b1 and B205.

Contacts: flow-unit@helsinki.fi

Nina Peitsaro
Noora Aarnio and

Tarja Grundström

Visiting address:

Biocenter 1
Viikinkaari 9 C
4th floor, lab 4402

Contact: Tiina Pessa-Morikawa

Visiting address:

EE building
Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2
4th floor, lab 4091

Contact: Tiina Pessa-Morikawa

Links and Resources

Flow Cytometry Unit at University of Helsinki


Name Role Phone Email Location
Nina Peitsaro


nina.peitsaro at helsiinki.fi
Biomedicum Flow Cytometry
Noora Aarnio


noora.m.aarnio at helsinki.fi
Biomedicum Flow Cytometry
Tarja Grundström


tarja.grundstrom at helsinki.fi
Biomedicum Flow Cytometry
Tiina Pessa-Morikawa


tiina.pessa-morikawa at helsinki.fi
Viikki Sorting Flow Cytometry