University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Biorepository and Tissue Biomarker Technology Core

Human Biospecimen Repository

Human Biospecimen Repository

  • Collection
  • Processing
  • QA/QC
  • Distribution
Tissue Biospecimen Processing

Tissue Biospecimen Processing

  • Optimized processing of unfixed tissues for microtomy
  • Embedding
  • Cryo-microtomy
  • FFPE microtomy
  • RNase-free scrolls/sections
  • Hematoxylin & Eosin staining
  • Special stains
  • Histology training
Tissue Biomarker Technology

Tissue Biomarker Technology

  • Immunohistochemistry/ Immunofluorescence -- single & multiplex staining
  • Protocol development for novel antibodies
  • ACD RNAscope - RNA in situ hybridization
  • Whole slide scanning -- Zeiss Axio Scan.Z1 & Vectra Quantitative Pathology Imaging System
  • Image Analysis

Additional Resources