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

MPC provides special staining services

Category: Digital slide scan

MPC provides special staining services, including PASD, Masson’s Trichrome, and others. Please contact us for more information. PASMasson’s…

five special stained microscope slides

Congratulations to David Machart on becoming a…

Category: Molecular Pathology Core

David Machart successfully passed the American Society for Clinical Pathology certification for histotechnology in November, 2018. David came to…


Laser Microdissection Seminar

Category: Laser microdissection

Join us December 4th, at 3pm for a presentation about how easy it is to utilize Laser Microdissection (LMD) to gather more insights into your…