Molecular Pathology

The molecular pathology core laboratory provides instrumentation and supports personnel in research efforts for both the COBRE mentors and their junior associates, as well as specialty immunohistochemical services for the Department of Pathology.

The 1250 square foot facility is equipped with an Arcturus XT automated laser capture microdissection instrument, Olympus BX41 with CoolSnap Camera from Media Cybernetics and Image Pro-Plus Software, Agilent MX3005p quantitative real-time PCR system, BioRad iCycler, Agilent BioAnalyser, Aperio ScanScope CS and ImageScope software, Ventana Discovery automated immunohistochemistry processor, microtome and cryostat, Beecher tissue arrayer and 40 cubic feet of 80 degrees Celsius freezer space for the tumor bank.

Call 401-444-5849 for an appointment to discuss the use of the equipment and other services.

Molecular pathology core publications (PDF*, 126KB)
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The molecular pathology core laboratory is located on the sixth floor of the Aldrich Building Main, on the campus of Rhode Island Hospital.