Update May 19th, 2020:
After suspending our services in response to COVID-19 preventative measures on March 23rd, the Histopathology Shared Resource (HSR) is happy to announce our core has been approved to open at a limited capacity for histology requests starting Tuesday, May 19th, 2020. Please visit the Submitting Samples page for more information.
The Histopathology Shared Resource is equipped and staffed to provide a full array of histology services including
- Tissue processing
- Embedding Samples in either paraffin or optimal cutting temperature compound (OCT)
- Sectioning using either microtome and cryostat to specified thickness
- Histochemical staining such as:
- Hematoxylin and eosin (H&E)
- Luxol fast blue
- Bacterial and fungal
HSR staff is able to advise researcher of tissue preparation, preservation and handling to ensure the highest quality results.