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, September 24, 2014
8:00 am - 9:30 am

Jie Shen - Dnmt3b is a critical target gene during the development of osteoarthritis

Li Yue - Reduced regenerative capacity and anabolic response to PTH in periosteal mesenchymal stem cells from aged mice

Longze Zhang -