Karen M. Wolcott

Karen M. Wolcott

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Laboratory of Genome Integrity


Karen Wolcott is a Research Biologist in the Flow Cytometry Core Facility in the Laboratory of Genome Integrity. The Laboratory provides state-of-the-art multiparameter flow cytometry and cell sorting for NCI investigators. Ms. Wolcott has decades of extensive experience in flow cytometry and cell sorting technology. She conducts most of the training exercises at the core on analytical instruments.

Areas of Expertise

1) flow cytometry 2) fluorescence 3) fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS)


Selected Publications

Identification of discrete subpopulations of progenitor cells in traumatic human extremity wounds

Woods G, Ji Y, Christopherson G, Wolcott K, Hall D, Jackson W, Nesti L.
PloS One. in press, 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Side population rather than CD133(+) cells distinguishes enriched tumorigenicity in hTERT-immortalized primary prostate cancer cells

Zhou J, Wang H, Cannon V, Wolcott KM, Song H, Yates C.
Mol. Cancer. 10: 112, 2011. [ Journal Article ]