Frequently Asked Questions
There are a lot of histology core facilities at UNC. How are you different?
When should I contact you to discuss my histology needs?
What is your pricing structure and how is billing done?
How long will the histology process take?
I need my samples back ASAP. Do you take rush orders?
How do I acknowledge the core for a paper or poster?
I am an outside user. What is the best way to handle shipping?
How do I fill out a submission form?
How do I decide between paraffin and frozen sectioning?
How should my samples be prepared for submission?
What is serial interrupted sectioning?
How will I know when my samples are ready for pick up?
Immunohistochemistry and Staining
Do you have slides I can use for positive or negative controls?
I know what protein I want to target but I don’t know the best antibody. How do I choose?
What antibodies or reagants do I need to supply?
How do I choose what antibody concentration to use?
In situ Hybridization
Why would I want to use in situ hybridization over regular IHC?
When will this service be available?