Exosomes in flow cytometry: an interview with Joyce Slusser

Joyce Slusser_150x150Joyce Slusser is a Senior Scientist and Principle Investigator at KCAS Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services (KS, USA). Slusser joined KCAS in 2016 bringing with her the knowledge and expertise to expand KCAS’ flow cytometry and tissue culture offerings. Her proficiency in flow cytometry stems from years in the lab at two medical colleges and as a Consulting Scientist in a corporate setting. Over the past 20 years, she has gained experience across multiple species and platforms both in research settings and in clinical settings. Her education is rooted in immunology, virology, hematology and oncology. Joyce has published over 15 articles and is an active member of the International Society of Analytical Cytometry, International Clinical Cytometry Society, American Association of Immunologists and founder of Great Plains Analytical Cytometry Association.


1 Could you introduce yourself and explain your interest in flow cytometry? [Time – 00:36]
2 What are exosomes and why do scientists study them? [Time – 01:32]
3 What matrices should be examined for exosomes? [Time – 03:14]
4 What instrumentation is needed to investigate exosomes? [Time – 03:34]
5 Are there common markers on all exosomes? [Time – 06:05]
6 How do you determine what to ask when handling a study involving exosomes? [Time – 06:47]
7 How do you see exosomes playing a role in future pharmacological developments?
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