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Imaging

Purpose

The purpose of this core laboratory is to assist investigators requiring detection, imaging, and morphometric analysis of gene and protein expression in any type of cell and tissue. Services, expertise and state-of -the-art biomedical imaging services will be provided with the hope of broadening and streamlining all morphological research.

Location

The Imaging Core is located on the 6th floor of the LSUHSC Clinical Sciences Building in room 601.

Access

The Core is open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday and services are available to all LCRC members at discounted rates and non-members at full price.

Services & Fees

Group A Services (Microscopy, Imaging, and Analysis)
Nikon E600 upright( brightfield and epifluorescence)
Unassisted: $15.00/hour
Leica Mz75 stereomicroscope
Unassisted: $10.00/hour
Leica DMRXA deconvolution microscope
Assisted only
Bio-Rad Radiance 2100 confocal
Unassisted: $25.00/ hour
Training and or Assistance Group A Services $30.50/hour
Group B (Routine Histopathology)
Sample Dissections and Handling
Assisted $3.50/ sample
Tissue Processing (paraffin)
Required for samples submitted in formalin for paraffin microtome sectioning
Embedding (paraffin)- Required after tissue processing
Assisted: $2.00/block
Paraffin Sectioning- Includes 1 to 4 sections per slide
Assisted: $2.75/slide
Unassisted (user provides consumables)
$0.040/slide
Frozen Sectioning-
Assisted $6.00/ slide
Deparaffinization-
Assisted: $2.00/ slide
Unassisted: $0.55/slide
Dehydration and Clearing-
Assisted $2.00/ slide
Unassisted$0.60/slide
Hematoxylin and Eosin-
Assisted $2.75/ slide
Unassisted $1.10/ slide
Cytospin-
Unassisted$13.95/run
Training and/ or Assistance Group B- $30.50/ hour
Group C Services (Specialized Histopathology)
Special Stain I (e.g. X-gal, PAS)
Assisted $5.00/ slide
Special Stain II (e.g. GMS, AFB)
Assisted $6.00/ slide
Special Stain III (e.g. Trichrome , Alcian Blue)
Assisted $10.00/ slide
Immunohistochemistry
Assisted $14.00/ slide
Immunofluorescence
Assisted $8.25/ slide
Fluorescent Counterstains
Assisted (nuclear): $2.00/slide
Assisted (cytoskeletal): $4.00/slide
In situ hybridization
Assisted: $22.00 /slide

Contact

Core Director:
Luis Marrero, Ph.D. 
Phone: 504-568-2597 
Email: lmarre@lsuhsc.edu

Imaging Core Facilityhttp://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/mic

For more information on the Cores, contact the LCRC Administration Office at 504-210-1591