Histology

Eric Massicotte

Director

The Histology platform offers different tissue cutting and staining techniques to highlight different tissue and cell structures. This expertise is offered to IRCM laboratories as well as to external laboratories. 

Services

Paraffin tissue processing and embedding


Paraffin-embedded tissue sectioning (Microtome) 


Frozen tissue sectioning (Cryostat) 


Vibratome tissue sectioning


Basic and specialized histological stains 


Slide dewaxing and dehydration


Tissue microarray (TMA) from paraffin blocks


Instrumentation


Automated Glass Coverslipper 
Leica CV5030 & Autostrainer XL - Leica ST5010 


Cryostat 
Leica CM3050S 


Microtome 
Thermo Microm HM355S 
Leica RM 2255


Tissue Microarray 
3DHistech - TMA Master


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