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The Histopathology Research Core provides standard and customized research-specific histology services including routine formalin fixation and paraffin embedding, and sectioning and preparation of frozen sections.

The Core offers routine and special histological stains, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, as well as digitized whole slide imaging using the Aperio Scanscope.

The laboratory has experience with a wide variety of tissues and stain techniques from mice, rats, non-human primates, pigs and humans and in the development of protocols for new antibodies. Pathology consultation and interpretation is available as needed.


  • Tissue cassetting, processing and embedding
  • Cutting and staining of paraffin-embedded and cryostat sections
  • Routine and special histological stains
  • Immunohistochemistry, for both routine and novel markers
  • Immunofluorescence, for routine markers
  • Digital imaging using the Aperio Scanscope