Histology Core Facility


Presentation



Presentation


Access to the Histology core facility equipment and services is opened to all research and clinic personnel within the Nice scientific/hospital community. The Histology core facility includes all the equipment that is necessary to perform tissue embedding, cryo-sectioning, paraffin block sectioning, and fresh tissue sectioning.

Users have free access to the core facility from Monday morning to Wednesday noon. The core facility technician has priority access to the equipment to perform histological services for users from Wednesday noon to Friday. The services proposed by the core facility include:


-Sample processing

-Sample embedding

-Sample sectioning

-Tissue section staining


Paraffin embedded human samples can be processed within the core facility without any restrictions. Fresh and frozen human samples can be processed within the core facility only after providing a serological checkup to the core facility staff for each patient corresponding to the sample to be processed.


 

Managers

Managers


Scientific Manager :


Dr Marina Shkreli

Tel : +33 (0)4 93 37 76 38, E-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Technical Manager :


Mrs Catherine Pons

Tel : +33 (0)4 93 37 76 73, E-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Administrative Manager :


Mrs Nadine Fedou

Tel : +33 (0)4 93 37 76 98, E-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Equipment


Equipment


      

               
      

- An automated tissue processor

- A paraffin embedding machine

- A microtome

- A cryostat

- A vibratome

- A chemical hood dedicated for tissue section staining

- A light microscope allowing analysis of stained tissue sections

                


 

Booking


Booking


Online booking will be available in the near future.

Currently, booking has to be done directly within the core facility.

Users should mention on the dedicated book the equipment they want to use,

the day and time frame they will use it, their name, and the name of their

laboratory (name of PI, Institute).


 


Address

Address


Histology Core Facility/ IRCAN
Medical School
9th Floor, Room 6
28 Av de Valombrose
06107 NICE Cedex 02 France         

Tel : +33 (0)4 93 37 76 73