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Histology Service Core

The Histology Core, offers the following services:

  • Research sample preparation, including paraffin embedding, sectioning, and HE staining
  • Cryosections
  • Special histochemical staining
  • Immunolabeling of selected antigens
  • Basic EM sample preparation
In addition to these laboratory services, the Core provides consulting for investigators, including:
  • Experimental design
  • Histologic sample collection
  • Protocol development and testing
  • Group teaching and seminars on histo-preparation
  • Assistance in development of grant proposals requiring histotechnology

The Histology Core is located in Biomedical Research Building (BRB) II/III, Room 530.

For more information or to request services, contact the Core Director, Quian-Chun Yu, MD, PhD, at (215) 573-7766 or

For a full description of this service, please visit the Core's website: