The Histocore is a facility designed to provide equipment support for research faculty in tissue sectioning and staining.


  • HM 550 Cryostat
  • HM505 E Cryostat
  • Freezing Sliding Microtome
  • Vibratome
  • Ultramicrotome MT 5000
  • Ultramicrotome MT 6000
  • Olympus Epi Fluorescence Spot Scope with RT color camera

Use of the facility will be determined by the director. All users have to be trained and approved by core personnel before being able to use equipment unsupervised.

MCF only provides equipment and training on use of the equipment. Tissue preparations are to be done by the principal investigator's lab.