Ferenc Livak, M.D.
Staff Scientist Facility Head
Manager, Flow Cytometry Core
Dr. Livak has extensive experience in molecular and developmental immunology and has been using flow cytometry in his research for several decades. Dr. Livak performed independently funded research at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology of the University of Maryland in Baltimore where from 2009 he was also director of the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Shared Service. Dr. Livak’s combined experience in conducting basic research and in-depth understanding of technology allows him to provide expert support to all types of flow cytometry applications at the National Cancer Institute.
Areas of Expertise
1) flow cytometry, 2) immunology, 3) molecular biology, 4) cancer biology
The Flow Cytometry Core, July 2019
NIH Scientific Focus Areas:
Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology, Stem Cell Biology
Dr. Livak obtained his medical degree in Hungary. He received postdoctoral training in David Schatz's laboratory at Yale University and with Ada Kruisbeek at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. From 2000 he was assistant and later associate professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland Baltimore where he was also Director of the NCI-designated Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Shared Service. Dr. Livak is Director of the NCI CCR Flow Cytometry Core Laboratory in Building 37 at NIH.