Our mission is to improve human and animal health by accelerating basic and clinical research based on histological procedures.

About the Core


Routine or personalized histology services are provided including free sample submission supplies for Core users. Users are encouraged to consult Core staff early in project design for optimal results.


Immunolocalization assays for protein and mRNA using single or multiplex brightfield or fluorescence detection. A Zeiss Axioskop microscope with high resolution Axiocam color and black and white cameras is available for photography and image analysis.

Digital pathology

Whole digital slide scanning allows online viewing of your entire tissue section for digital pathology reviews. The Aperio Scanscope CS is for brightfield scanning. Several image analysis programs are also available.

Core News

COVID-19 and Molecular Pathology Core Hours

Category: Molecular Pathology Core

In anticipation of continuing histology needs for the UF research community, the Molecular Pathology Core D11-41 histology lab will remain open with…

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How to Donate PPE for UF HealthCare Workers

Category: Molecular Pathology Core

Dear Colleagues We need your help. ¬†We are seeking available supplies of N95 masks, gloves, long-sleeve Tyvek gowns, face shields, goggles, and…

Closing: UF Restrictions and Alachua Co. and…

Category: Histology

The Molecular Pathology Core is closed as of Tuesday March 24 for new submissions and pick-ups of completed work. Wishing everyone health during this…

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