Histology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Imaging Core

Composite of histology images

Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the HBMI Core is to provide efficient and high quality histological, biochemical, cellular, and molecular services to investigators throughout the Center for Musculoskeletal Research using both tissue and cellular models. The HBMI Core also provides cutting-edge histomorphometric and molecular imaging and analysis services.

Services include:

  • Paraffin, plastic, and frozen tissue processing, embedding, and sectioning.
  • Histological staining.
  • Guidance and support for standardized Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and In Situ Hybridization (ISH).
  • Optimization of new IHC and ISH protocols.
  • Guidance and support for histomorphometric and molecular imaging analysis.
  • Development and support of various primary cell culture models and biochemical assays.

Service Providers:

Sarah Mack
Sarah Mack, Lab Tech V

Kathy Maltby

Kathy Maltby, Lab Tech IV (Histology)

Ashish Thomas
Ashish Thomas, M.S.

Mirando, Anthony

Anthony Mirando, M.S.
(Primary Cell Models)

Personnel (not pictured): Abbie Turner

Equipment Scheduling:

Microtome Signup (Calendar)

ISH Procedure Signup (Calendar)

IHC Procedure Signup (Calendar)

Upcoming Speakers

Neuman Room

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
8:00 am - 9:30 am

Margaret Thomas - MSC derived exosomes for treatment of tendon injuries - implications from an in vitro study

Sarah Catheline - Coordinate dysregulation of SOX9 and RUNX2 during the development of osteoarthritis

Tim Rutkowski - The Notch target genes, Hes1 and Hes5, regulate early chondrogenesis and chondrocyte maturation by modulating Sox9 expression