A vibrating microtome set to section at 495µm thickness

New: Precisionary Instruments Compresstome VF-300-OZ

A Compresstome VF-300-oz is now available in the Molecular Pathology Core for assisted or unassisted use. This vibrating microtome is capable of sectioning both fixed and live tissues with thicknesses […]

TMA (Tissue Micro Array) stained with H&E.

MPC Introduces Tissue Micro Array

Molecular Pathology Core now offers the construction of Paraffin Tissue Micro Array (TMA) blocks.  TMA blocks are constructed out of the area of interest from the “donor” block and placed […]

Visiting Faculty- Dr. Ting-Yuan David Cheng

Dr. Cheng, Assistant Professor, is a cancer and nutritional epidemiologist who joined UF in 2016. His studies have two main elements: 1) studying the role of genetic susceptibility, environmental exposure, […]

Ki67 IHC Human Tumor

In this immunohistochemistry (IHC) single stain, Ki67+ nuclei are shown in brown chromogen (DAB) in a human tumor indicating a high proliferation rate. All nuclei are counterstained with hematoxylin. Ki67 […]

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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.