This is course 8 of a 10-part Fundamentals of Flow Cytometry series. It is aimed at anyone who would like to have a detailed understanding of the basics of flow cytometry and stay ahead in all experiments.    

Courses are led by Bio‑Rad's flow cytometry experts who have diligently compiled all the questions they are regularly asked about the application and have designed this program to be both comprehensive and efficient.

You will receive a downloadable certificate upon completion of each course.

What you will learn

Course 8: Data Acquisition and Analysis

  • Step-by-step how to acquire data

  • Important principles of data analysis

  • Appropriate data presentation for publication

Data Acquisition and Analysis

Learn how to acquire data and how best to present it

Course Overview

This is a preview, please enroll to access these lessons

    1. Welcome to the course

    2. How to use this course

    3. Meet the instructor

    1. How to Run a Cytometer

    2. Chapter 1 Quiz

    1. How to Analyze Your Data

    2. Chapter 2 Quiz

    1. Presenting Your Data

    2. Chapter 3 Quiz

    1. Useful Guides and Tools

About this course

  • Free
  • 10 lessons

Meet your instructor

Product Manager ZE5 Cell Analyzer Richard Cuthbert

Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Chemistry in 2000 and obtained his PhD in regenerative medicine at the University of Leeds in 2014. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Leeds from 2014-2019, where his primary research interests were stem cell biology, rheumatology, and immunology. He joined Bio-Rad as a Regional Flow Cytometry Specialist in 2019 and later became Product Manager for the ZE5 Cell Analyzer.


  • Who should take this course?

    This course is designed for people who want to have a fundamental understanding of how flow cytometry works and how it can be used to answer research questions.

  • How long will this course take?

    This class should take approximately 65 minutes to complete.

  • Can I get a certificate for this course?

    Once all sections of this course have been completed a certificate with your name and course name will be available for download.

  • Will I be able to ask questions and get answers?

    By enrolling in this class you will be automatically added to Bio-Rad's Flow Cytometry Community. This is a highly collaborative place to ask questions and share flow cytometry ideas with the instructors and your peers. You can post pictures, comments, and reply to others.

  • What are the other classes in this series?

    There are ten classes in the Fundamentals of Flow Cytometry Series. Course 1: Flow cytometry basics. Course 2: Inside a flow cytometer. Course 3: Fluorescence and flow cytometry principles. Course 4: Sample preparation essentials. Course 5: Target protein detection. Course 6: How to use controls. Course 7: Successful multicolor flow cytometry. Course 8: Data acquisition and analysis. Course 9: Cell sorting essentials. Course 10: Planning flow cytometry experiments.