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

New Core member of BioImaging North American…

Category: Microscopy

MPC has joined the BioImaging North American (BINA) consortium. BioImaging North America (BINA) was started during the 2018 “Frontiers in…


Bon Voyage Lily and Welcome Eric

Category: Histology

In August, we bid a fond farewell to Xian (Lily) Li, postdoctoral fellow, in the Core for two years, who returned to China. She worked tirelessly to…

Cathy Lily Ann Chao

MPC Staff Publication Contribution in JCI

Category: Molecular Pathology Core

We are pleased to announce a recent MPC staff member contribution to a publication by Cathy Yuping Sun. Cathy is our Senior Biological Scientist who…

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