Materials, Cellular, and Tissue Preparation


  • American Optical Spencer 820 Rotary Microtome with AO 820 Blade Holder #814, High- and Low-Profile Disposable Blades, LAB-TEK AO820 cassette vise jaws with flotation bath workstation
  • American Optical Spencer 860 Sliding Block Microtome (microtome knife blade, 185 mm 7.25 inch) with Cryo-Histomat MK-2 controller, 75 mm x 80 mm freezing stage, closed circuit cooling system
  • Analytical Weigh Station
  • CO2 incubator (Barnstead/Lab-Line, Model 314)
  • Critical Point Dryer (Quorum Technologies)
  • Glove Box
  • HistoPro® 150 CS cold Tissue Embedding module (RUSHABH Instruments, LLC.)
  • HistoPro® 414 Linear Stainer for paraffin and frozen sections (RUSHABH Instruments, LLC.)
  • Leica EM KMR3 Glass Knifemaker
  • Leica EM UC6 ultramicrotome with 35° and 45° DiaTOME ULTRA diamond knives and 45° DiaTOME Trimtools
  • Pelco BioWave® Pro 36500 Laboratory Microwave System with a PELCO® Steady TempTM Pro Thermo Cube (Ted Pella, Inc.)
  • Sorvall® Porter-Blum JB-4 Microtome with 45° DiaTOME histo diamond knife
  • SpectrafugeTM 16M High Speed Microcentrifuge (Labnet International)
  • Quorum Technologies Carbon/metal evaporator/plasma cleaning


Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, Ph.D

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