Histopathology Core

The Histopathology Core at MMRI provides a range of histological services, including tissue fixation and processing, paraffin and cryosectioning, common and advanced histological stains, as well as immunohistochemistry and fluorescence staining.

The core facility is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to provide highest quality specimens for data collection and analysis. 

Our facility includes:

  • Leica CM1950 cryostat – for fresh frozen and fixed frozen tissue sectioning
  • Leica RM2125 RTS manual microtome – for paraffin embedded tissue sectioning
  • Keyence BZ-X800 – an “all-in-one” inverted microscope – fluorescence, brightfield, and phase contrast images
  • Nikon Ni-E Research Microscope System – upright microscope – fluorescence, brightfield, and polarized light

For questions and request of service inquires, please contact Chase Kessinger, PhD , Director, at or (315)624-7488