Our histology facility is equipped with:
     -  Automated tissue processor (ThermoShandon
         Hypercenter XP)
     -  Tissue-Tek Embedding Console (Sakura
         Finetek 4708)
     -  Microm Cryostat (Thermo Scientific
         Microm HM 550)
     -  Leitz Microtome (Dawson 1512)
     -  Microm Microtome (Fisher HM325A)

Histopathology services include:
     -  Tissue processing
     -  Tissue embedding
     -  Tissue sectioning (paraffin, frozen)
     -  H&E staining
     -  Special staining (Fontana Masson, Masson
         Trichrome, LDH, PicroSirius Red, Verhoft-Van
         Gieson VME, and Muller-Mowry Colloidal Iron)

We will guide and help researchers to set up experiments such as IHC and/or other types of special staining

Core Procedures

Tissue Preparation for Frozen Blocks
Tissue fixation with Formalin (for paraffin blocks)















William Meng, Research Technologist, cutting frozen
sections using the Thermo HM550 Microm Cryostat


H&E section: mouse skin tumor tissue after laser
treatment