Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility

Histology Instruments and Services

Microtome
Microtome

Cryostat
Cryostat

Services include tissue fixation, processing, embedding, sectioning, staining, and coverslipping of paraffin or frozen tissue sections. Staining of tissue sections ranges from routine H&E’s (Hematoxylin-Eosin) to special stains demonstrating specific tissue structures. Masson’s Trichrome, Periodic Schiff, and Verhoff Van Geison among other special stains are developed and provided as needed. The histology core is also able to offer a variety of specific immunohistochemical stains. Histopathologic interpretation of tissues is available.