The Research Histopathology Core (RHC)

Services Available

Services included:

  • Tissue processing and embedding
  • Special microtomy and cryotomy
  • Routine and special staining
  • Immunohistochemistry, manually
    and automated
  • Immunohistochemistry assay development
  • Insitu Hybridization
  • TUNEL staining (manual)
  • Two color immunohistochemistry
  • Immunofluorescence staining

Equipment available for users includes:

  • Laser capture microdissection system
  • Tissue arrayer
  • Image analysis software
  • Microtome and cryostat
  • Photomicroscope
  • Light and epifluorescent microscope
  • Dissecting microscope with photo image software
  • Cytocentrifuge for preparation of cell smears

Contact:

Research Histopathology Core Laboratory: (409) 747-0735
GNL Histopathology Core Laboratory: (409) 266-6684
Fax: (409) 747-0725

Kenneth Escobar (Laboratory Manager): krescoba@utmb.edu