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Bon Voyage Lily and Welcome Eric

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 provide histology and immunohistology services to our users, particularly during the 2020 pandemic. We hope she can return to the Core in a…

Olympus VS200 Brightfield&Fluorescence Scanner Demo May 3-5, 2021

An Olympus VS200 slide scanner was evaluated by multiple users using their sample brightfield and fluorescent slides. The instrument was user-friendly with fast scans that produced clear images for both brightfield and fluorescence. Large format slides (2″ x 3″) were also scanned following H&E staining. Additional features included extended focus…

Welcome Department of Medicine EM Core Users

The UF Department of Medicine Electron Microscopy core will be closing Jan. 31, 2021 with the retirement of Dr. Jill Verlander, Director. Mr. Chao Chen will be joining the MPC staff and continue providing light microscopy services used in the EM Core, including polyester wax embedding, sectioning and staining (see…

10x Genomics Visium Spatial Transcriptomics Webinar 9/29/20 12-1pm

10x Genomics webinar hosted by the University of Florida ICBR and Molecular Pathology Core. Envision New Dimensions: Visium Spatial Solutions Featured Speaker: Nirav Patel, MS, Science and Technology Advisor, 10x Genomics 9/29/20 12-1 pm EDT Register Here  Please join us for this seminar to learn how Visium Spatial…

MPC provides special staining services

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

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 ranging from 3 µm to 2 mm. Sterile conditions can be used for living slice studies suitable for electrophysiology…

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 into the “recipient” block which becomes the TMA.  A 36 core and a 72 core TMA option are available. Contact…

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 IHC is also available for mouse and rat tissues and in combination with other primary antibodies.  …

Mouse Aorta Stained With H&E

Our users often request special services for sectioning or staining. On this particular project, mouse aorta is shown by H&E stain.  (Mouse aorta stained with hematoxylin and eosin)      …

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