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· The Microscopic Techniques Laboratory is located in Room 78-177 Semel Institute.
This facility is prepared to give instructions in microscopic techniques and assist you in preparing tissue specimens for light microscopic observation.
· Histological procedures available include some immunocytochemistry staining, special stains, paraffin sectioning, slide preparation for in situ hybridization, cryostat sectioning, plastic embedding and sectioning. The laboratory also provides staining setups, a cryostat, microtomes, and a Nikon photomicroscope for use by trained personnel.
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The Microscopic Techniques Laboratory Core Supervisor is Marianne Cilluffo, x59848 (310-825-9848), mariannc@ucla.edu. To use the laboratory and its facilities, you must obtain an Investigator Authorization Form from the Microscopic Techniques Laboratory.
 
The following services are provided by the BRI Microscopic Techniques Core. For prices, questions, or consultation, contact the Core Supervisor, Marianne Cilluffo, mariannc@ucla.edu; 310-825-9848.

Services Provided

·  Core Service Sectioning (all microtomes)
·  Core Service Staining (all types) 
·  Core Service Immunohistochemistry/In Situ         
·  Core Service Embedding for Light Microscopy     
·  Self-Service Microtome/Equipment Use   
·  Self-Service Laboratory Space Use
·  Consultation, Training, Assistance, and Project Development

 

 

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