Histology Self-Serve

CTAC maintains several Histology instruments as Self-Serve, as well as the ability to process and paraffin-infiltrate your “fixed” tissues.
 

Available for Self-serve Use

Sectioning

Microm HM325 Microtome

Leica RM2235 Microtome

Microm HM505E Cryostat

Leica CM1850 Cryostat

*Leica VT 1000S Vibrating Blade Microtome

*TPI Vibratome Series 3000 / 1000 (decommissioned)

*These units have not been operated in some time, so functionality may be decreased.

Paraffin Embedding

Leica Embedding Station

Other Instruments

Leica Auto Stainer XL (does not auto-coverslip)

Leica Laser Microdissection Microscope

Thermo Cytospin 4

Available Services

Paraffin block embedding by appointment