Histology Core (Lake Nona)

Overview of Services

The Histology Core Facility of Lake Nona serves as a shared resource core for the purpose of providing histological expertise to the Sanford-Burnham researchers, and our valued partners in the research community. It is our goal to enhance each project’s success by collaboration and communication with the researchers. In doing so, samples will be processed with the highest quality of standards and the latest state-of-the-art technology.


We are also committed to making an impact in the local research community that will be present in the Medical City development of Lake Nona, Florida. We will strive to assist in the advances for the cures of tomorrow with the research of today.



  • Immunofluorescence
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Hard Tissue Techniques
  • H & E
  • Special Stains


Equipment and Resources:

  • Excelsior ES Tissue Processor
  • Histocentre 3 Embedding Unit
  • Cytospin 4
  • Microm HM355s Microtome
  • Printmate 450 Cassette Printer
  • IP S Slide Printer
  • RM 2235 Microtome
  • 1900UV Cryostat
  • Eclipse 80i Microscope with AR Elements Imaging Software
  • Discovery XT
  • Prisma with G2 Coverslipper
  • ScanScope XT
  • ScanScope FL  


John Shelley | Manager

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

8:30AM to 5:00PM

Monday through Friday

6400 Sanger Road

Orlando, Florida 32827

Links and Resources

Histology Core