The Research Histology Section provides a wide range of standardized paraffin histology procedures that can be tailored to specific research needs. Services include tissue grossing/cassetting, paraffin processing, sectioning, routing and special stains. We specialize in immunohistochemistry and antibody optimization procedures.
The PSR Biobank Section and the Research Histology Section provide combined services on tissue handling and processing.
Paraffin Histology Services:
• Mopec Ventilated Gross Dissection Station
• Sakura Tissue Tek VIP 6A Vacuum Tissue Processor
• 2 Sakura Tissue-Tek VIP 5 Vacuum Tissue Processor
• 2 Sakura Tissue-Tek Embedding Console and Cryo Consoles
• Leica IP-C Cassette and IP-S Microscope Slide Printers
• 3 Leica Biosystems RM2255 Automated Rotary Microtomes
• Ventana Benchmark XT Immunostainer
• Microm 505E Cryostat
• Zeiss Axiolab Microscope
Discounted pricing is available for Primary Investigators who are members of the Cancer Center.
The PSR - Research Histology Section must be acknowledged in all publications, when possible, regardless of a PI's membership status.
Additionally, the Cancer Center Support Grant must be listed in connection with the publication for projects that received Cancer Center member discounted pricing.
In compliance with reporting regulations, please send a copy of all publications, regardless of a PI's membership status, to BCF.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors may use the following statement of acknowledgment:
"The authors appreciate the contribution to this research made by E. Erin Smith, HTL (ASCP)CM QIHC; Allison Quador, HTL(ASCP)CM; and Jessica Arnold HTL(ASCP)CM of the University of Colorado Cancer Center Pathology Shared Resource. This resource is supported in part by the Cancer Center Support Grant (P30CA046934). Contents are the author's sole responsibility."
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12800 E. 19th Ave.
P18-5404 M, Mail Stop 8104
Aurora, CO 80045
5th Floor RC-1 North, P18-5404 K
M. Scott Lucia, MD
Director, Pathology Shared Resource
Research Histology Section Leader
E. Erin Smith, HTL(ASCP)CM
Research Histology Section
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Main Email: Research.Histology@cuanschutz.edu