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Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core
at The Center for Health and the Environment

Paraffin microtome.

Our Areas of Expertise


  • Immunohistochemistry on sections and whole mount tissue pieces
  • Airway microdissection and imaging of lung
  • Histology of tissues and cells
  • Custom embedment (resin, paraffin, frozen, small or difficult samples)
  • Semi- thin resin sectioning
  • RT-PCR and RNA extraction of small samples
  • Basic microscopy including fluorescence at low and high magnification
  • Laser capture and confocal microscopy

We specialize in teaching users who are unfamiliar with microscopy, histology, fluorescence and imaging to use the basics of these techniques.