The Parker H. Petit Institute's histology core is a research-based laboratory that specializes in the microscopic analysis of engineered, clinical, fresh, routine, and non-routine specimens. Through cryogenic, paraffin, gelatin, and resin preservation, users are able to analyze an array of samples for various forms of microscopy. The lab is accessible 24 hours, 7 days per week for internal members. An expert histologist is available Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. to train users, perform projects, assist with troubleshooting, optimization, and customization of all histology services. With state-of-the-art equipment, the Parker H. Petit Institute’s histology core is dedicated to providing the best results to all customers.

The histology core has created custom protocols for several histology techniques. Some of the more difficult specimens are listed below:

  • PEG Gel Embedded Specimens
  • Alginate Beads
  • Specimens for MALDI Imaging
  • Embryonic Stem Cells
  • Organoids
  • Fat Pads

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