Core Facilities


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  • Histology Specimen Submission

    All investigators are required to consult with the Histology Core staff prior to commencement of specimen collection to determine the most appropriate method of tissue fixation, processing, staining and analysis. Please schedule a consultation time by e-mailing Stephanie Evans or Christine Maric-Bilkan.

    Service request

    For submission of tissue or request for services, please complete the Request for Histology Services form. Provide all the requested information on the form.

    Submission protocol

    Make sure that all the specimens submitted are clearly labeled and that labels correspond to the information provided in the Request for Histology Services form.

    Embedding instructions

    Provide any special embedding instructions (e.g. cut side down, sagittal, etc.) on the Request for Histology Services form. if no special instructions are provided, tissue will be embedded as deemed appropriate by the Histology Core laboratory staff.