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Pathology Core Facilities

Aperio Glass Slide Scanner

Description: This facility provides access to scanning high-quality, ultra-resolution digital slides.
Location: DSB 4005, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure: User fee charged to maintain equipment.

Type of
Scanning
Billing
Category
Fee Per Slide
20X
Fee Per Slide
40x
Regular slide Academic External $7.00 $21.00

Contact
Director:
Dr. Candace Gibson
Phone:
519.661.2111 ext. 83849
Email:
candaceg@uwo.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Autoclave Facility

Description: Facility for autoclaving equipment and reagents.
Location: DSB 4019, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure: Not applicable.

Contact
Director: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 36350
Email: subrata.chakrabarti@schulich.uwo.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Brain Tumour Tissue Bank

Description: Supplies brain tumour tissues to researchers across Canada and all over the world.
Location: LHSC-UH Room C7-108
Fee Structure: Please contact the Director or Coordinator for details.

Contact
Director: Dr. David Ramsay
Email: david.ramsay@lhsc.on.ca

Coordinator:
Marcela White
Phone: 519.663.3427
Fax: 519.663.2930
Email: marcela.white@lhsc.on.ca
Website: http://www.braintumour.ca/braintumour.nsf/eng/TissueBankResearchers

Confocal Facility

Description: Olympus Fluoview FV10i. This facility provides access to live cell imaging and stand alone confocal.
Location: DSB 4004, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure: $20/hr user fee charged to maintain equipment.

Contact
Director: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 36350
Email: subrata.chakrabarti@schulich.uwo.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Cryo-Sectioning Laboratory

Description: This facility provides access to cryomicrotomes for frozen sections. This core facility also provides infrastructure and training for cryo-sectioning.
Location: DSB 4012
Fee Structure: $10/hr user fee charged to maintain equipment.

Contact
Director: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 36350
Email: subrata.chakrabarti@schulich.uwo.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Experimental Transplant Pathology Laboratory

Description: Laboratory provides standardized routine histology, electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry for various species such as monkey, baboon, pig, dog and rodents at the light microscopic or at the ultra structural level, in situ hybridization, apoptosis and morphometric analysis. This newly established core facility also provides interpretation with regards to histopathological changes.
Location: DSB 4032, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure: N/A

Contact
Director: Dr. Aaron Haig
Email: aaron.haig@lhsc.on.ca

Manager:
Weihua (Winnie) Liu
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 87103
Email: weihua.liu@schulich.uwo.ca

Laser Dissection Facility

Description: Zeiss PALM MicroBeam This facility provides access to laser micodissection facility of unstained slides, which can be used to dissect out samples for RNA and protein analysis.
Location: DSB 4004, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure:
$20/hr user fee charged to maintain equipment.

Contact
Director: Dr. Jack Bend
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 82456
Email: jack.bend@lhsc.on.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Microscopic Image Analysis Facility

Description: This core facility provides infrastructure and training for light and fluorescence microscopy and image analysis.
Location: DSB 4004, Dental Sciences Building.
Fee Structure: $20/hr for Fluorescence and $10/hr for Light Microscopy user fee charged to maintain equipment.

Contact
Director: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 36350
Email: subrata.chakrabarti@schulich.uwo.ca

Manager:
Linda Jackson-Boeters
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 84307
Email: linda.jackson@schulich.uwo.ca

Poster Preparation & Printing / Multi Media Facility

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL THE POSTER PRINTING SERVICE IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE.  ON CAMPUS POSTER PRINTING IS AVAILABLE AT THE DIGITAL IMAGING UNIT IN BIOLOGY IN THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE, ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

http://www.uwo.ca/biology/research/biology_facilities/digital_imaging.html

Description: Photo quality large format poster preparation and printing offered to faculty, staff and students of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and its affiliated institutes in support of our academic mission.

Details: Print size up to 50" wide or less by any length.
Single sided printing.
Turnaround time approximately 1-2 days.
Laminating up to 24” wide or less by any length.
Film and flatbed scanning are also available.

Location: DSB 4013, Dental Sciences Building.

Fee Structure: $7.00 per sq ft for poster printing on premium photo-quality paper
$11.00 per sq ft for poster printing on fabric
$10.00 per sq ft for poster printing on banner or canvas paper
$12.00 per sq ft for poster printing on adhesive paper
Cost covers materials and processing.

More information on this service can be found here.

Contact
Manager:
Phone: 519.661.2111 ext. 82207
Email:

Real Time PCR Facility

Description: Provides access to rapid real Time PCR equipment [lightcycler™].
Location: DSB 4030, Dental Sciences Building
Fee Structure: $50/PCR run fee charged to maintain equipment.

Contact
Director: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti
Phone: 519.685.8500 ext. 36350
Email: subrata.chakrabarti@schulich.uwo.ca