Double labelling by chromogenic IHC in mouse brain

Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility

We are a full-service histology laboratory available to faculty, researchers, clinicians and students. The primary mission of the Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility (LP HCF) is to provide efficient, high quality and cost-effective histological services for both animal and human tissue.

Welcome to Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility

H&E Stain (left) vs Prussian Blue iron stain (right) showing iron deposits in mouse spleen

H&E Stain vs Prussian Blue iron stain

H&E Stain (left) vs Prussian Blue iron stain (right) in mouse spleen
Different special stains on chondrocytes

Different special stains on chondrocytes

PAS Stain (left) vs Silver Stain (right) showing basement membrane in the glomeruli

PAS Stain vs Silver Stain

PAS Stain (left) vs Silver Stain (right) showing basement membrane in the glomeruli
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Acknowledge our facility

When using our services, please acknowledge the facility in your publications and reference the Louise Pelletier Histology Core RRID: SCR_021737.
Keep our facility in your publications! (PDF, 265 KB)

Message from the Chair

The Histology Core Facility is a full-service histology laboratory located in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the University of Ottawa. Since 1996, the HCF has served the University and the Ottawa Region being available to faculty, researchers, clinicians, and students. Currently the HCF provides histology service to over 80 researchers from the University of Ottawa (Neuroscience, CMM, and BMI) and its partners at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), The  Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre (TOHCC), Apoptosis Group and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  The HCF also provides service to special projects of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Health Canada, the National Research Council (NRC), and Canadian Nuclear Labs, Deep River Ontario, all of which contribute to the University of Ottawa's goal of excellence in research.

The primary mission of the HCF is to provide efficient, high quality and cost-effective histological services for both animal and human tissue.

Dr. Vidhya Nair, Chairman
Dr. Vidhya Nair, Chairman

What's New?

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Infinity - Idea Elan

As of July 7th, 2021, the Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility (LPHCF) has transitioned to the Infinity Core Facility management software. The Infinity software will represent a change in the way users request services, schedule and access equipment and will streamline operations, billing and reporting.
 

Histology team

Histology Core in the news

Today, the Louise Pelletier Histology Core caters to over 600 service requests and creates approximately 36,000 slides for researchers each year. Not only does the lab assist researchers, it also offers the services of its Pathology Experimental Group which provides expertise on experimental design and clinical diagnosis.

 

 

Contact us

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility

Roger Guindon Building, Room 4145 
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5
Lab Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8332
[email protected]
Location

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Ana Giassi

Operations Manager
Phone: 613-562-5800 ext.8338
[email protected]