Faculty
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William C. Eades, Jr.

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Flow cytometer design for modularity and scale
  • Isolation techniques for background autofluorescence
  • Extreme wavelength laser integration to flow cytometry (<350nm and >750nm)

Contact

  • 314-362-9364 (tel)
  • 314-362-4298 (fax)
  • 702A Southwest Tower (office)
    702-704 Southwest Tower (lab)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University Medical Center
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Siteman Flow Cytometry Core

Biosketch

Education
1974 Private Pilot Certificate, Mark Aero School of Aeronautics, St. Louis, MO
1979 Engineering Design Drafting, Saint Louis Technical College, St. Louis, MO
1978-1982 Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, Rolla, MO
Employment
1993-1997 Field Service Engineer, Flow Cytometry, Coulter Electronics Corporation, Miami, FL
1997-2001 Research/Clinical Field Service Engineer, Flow Cytometry, Becton Dickinson Corporation, San Jose, CA
Academic Positions
2001-2005 Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2003-2010 Lab Manager, High Speed Sorter Core Lab, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2005-2007 Research Scientist, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2007-2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2010-2013 Co-Director, Siteman Flow Cytometry Core Lab, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2013-present Director, Siteman Flow Cytometry Core Lab, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2015-present Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
1986 U.S. Jaycees District Director appointment
1990 Teammate of Distinction Award, Avionics, McDonnell Douglas Corporation
1995, 1997 Service Star Awards for Excellence, Coulter Electronics Corporation
1996 Field Service Engineer of the Year Award, Coulter Electronics Corporation
1999 Distinguished Service Award, Becton Dickinson Immunocytometry Systems
2006 Missouri Whitewater Association Life Member
University Appointments & Committees
2001-2007 EHS laser safety ombudsman
2003-2006 Represented Siteman Cancer Center core labs and BMT/SCB section during three phases of design and construction of Southwest Tower
2006-present Institutional Biological & Chemical Safety Committee consultant for cell sorting
External Advisory Boards
2005, 2012 Saint Louis University Medical School - cell sorting consultation
2006-present Sony Biotechnology, Inc. - cell sorter design/optical integration
2009-present Beckman Coulter Corporation - cell sorter, analyzer, and software design
2010-present Kansas University Medical School - flow core management consultant
2010 New York University Medical School - cell sorter expansion
2011-present Cytek Development - flow cytometer software design
2012-present Thermo Fisher Scientific - flow cytometry key opinion leader advisory
2012-present Leinco Technologies - flow cytometry reagent/consumables consultant
2013 University of Texas, San Antonio - Cancer Center Support Grant advisory
2013-present Treestar, Inc. - FlowJo scientific advisory board member
2016 Propel Labs, Inc - Flow cytometry instrumentation design and applications, beta evaluation
Professional Societies & Organizations
1988-1991 Society of Automotive Engineers - Aerospace Council
1998-2001,
2005-present
International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC)
2006-2008 ISAC Biosafety Issues Surveillance Committee
2008-present Great Plains Analytical Cytometry Association
2011 President
2009-present Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association
2011-12 Steering Committee member