Histology and Immunohistochemistry

1. Phone: 858-822-1011
Email: histologycore@ucsd.edu
Location: Moores Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, Room 5345-Bay 5MM (fifth-floor lab)
Mail Code: MC 0815

2. Phone: 858-246-1175
Email: kkmcintyre@ucsd.edu
Location: The Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, Room B033

Assistant Director

Valeria Estrada, MD
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
MC0815 Room 5310
La Jolla, CA 92093
Office Phone: (858) 534-8607
Lab Phone: (858) 822-1011
Mobile: (615) 545-1862
Pager: (619) 290-6422
Email: mvestrada@ucsd.edu

Moores Cancer Center Histology Core Contacts

    Service profile

    • Histology processing (formalin fixed and frozen tissue)
    • Routine H&E and specialized staining
    • Antibody optimization and validation
    • Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence: single and multiplexing detection assays
    • FISH/ISH
    • Digital imaging and image storage: AT2 Aperio Scan Scope
    • Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM)
    • Customized Tissue Micro Array (TMA)
    • Pathology consultation
    • Mouse phenotype

    Overview

    Our mission is to provide complete solution for high quality histopathology services from human and experimental animal tissues to MCC, UCSD and outside researchers with up-to-date technology and histological approaches for biomarker discovery and validation.

    Important information

    Graphic example of how genetically altered animals can be analyzed optimally

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    Graphic example of how genetically altered animals can be analyzed optimally