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Histopathology

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

10901 N. Torrey Pines

La Jolla, CA 92037

United States of America

http://www.sanfordburnham.org/technology/sr/Pages/LaJolla_Histopathology.aspx

Last Updated: 08/20/2012

Facility Details

The Histopathology Core Facility provides standard and customized research specific histology services including tissue processing, fixed and frozen sectioning. The Facility also offers routine and special histological stains as well as immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence. The Facility maintains and provides training for several pieces of common use equipment, such as, paraffin microtome, cryostat, and a cytospin. Training is also provided for basic histological techniques such as, perfusion and tissue collection. Finished slides are returned to the researcher for evaluation, or they may be scanned in our Aperio Scanscopes that allows digitizing of slides for archiving, and electronic distribution/remote analysis of histology slides, and offer, powerful image analysis tools. Scanning of fluorescent slides is also available.

Other Facility Information

Conventional histology
- Routine and custom sectioning
- Paraffin and frozen samples
- Standard and special stain (H&E, PAS, silver impregnation)

Immunohistochemistry
- Development of custom protocols (overlay assays, competition assays)
- Titration and staining of commercial and custom antibodies
- Double labeling of antibodies
- Immunofluorescence

Training

Facility Policies

Services are offerred outside of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Consulting is offerred outside of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute