NDIIF Histology

Overview of Services

The Notre Dame Histology Core (NDHC) provides a means to examine biological processes in mice , rats, frogs, zebra fish, fruit flies, sheep bone, and even human tissue by use of immunohistochemical techniques and pathology. The facility is located in Freimann Life Sciences and it is equipped with a Shandon Citadel Tissue Processor, Leica microtome, Tissue-Tek III embedding station, and a Leica Cryostat with a special Tungsten blade attachment capable of slicing through bone.

Services include tissue fixation, processing, embedding, sectioning, and staining of paraffin or frozen tissue sections. Staining of tissue sections ranges from routine H&E’s (Hematoxylin-Eosin) to special stains demonstrating specific tissue structures. The Core offers immunohistochemical staining with antibodies supplied by investigators.



Sarah Chapman Histology Core Director, Senior Assistant Director (NDIIF) 574-631-3813 Sarah.Chapman@nd.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm 

400D Freimann Life Science Center

Notre Dame, IN 46556

Links and Resources

  1. https://imaging.nd.edu/our-services/histology/
  2. https://research.nd.edu/
  3. https://twitter.com/NDIIFimaging
  4. https://www.linkedin.com/company/ndimaging


Name Role Phone Email Location
Sarah Chapman
Senior Assistant Director, NDIIF
400D Friemann Life Science Center
Sina Mirzaahmadi
Staff Scientist
400D Friemann Life Science Center

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