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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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The Electron Microscopy Laboratory

**The Department of Pathology/Immunology Electron Microscopy Laboratory will regretfully be closing on August 30, 2013. Specimens will no longer be accepted on or after August 19, 3013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our clients. The staff would like to thank our loyal customers for their business over the past years.**

Our mission is to provide electron microscopic services to the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pathology, to other departments in the college, and to the scientific community at large in that order of priority. We are very happy to provide our services to research projects; however, clinical diagnostic cases are given priority.

Laboratory Personnel


Transmission electron microscopy

We have a JEOL 1230 transmission electron microscope fitted with both sub stage and 35mm port Gatan cameras. This instrument produces high quality electron micrographs that are captured digitally. We process the images by computer and send them to the client file transfer protocol or on a CD/ROM.

One micron epoxy sections

We can process your tissue through the plastic embedding step and cut 1.0 µm thick sections with a glass knife. These we mount on glass slides and stain with toluidine blue and basic fuchsin.

Nerve teasing

Submitting specimens for EM study

Submitting specimens for transmission electron microscopy or one micron epoxy sections

Calculating the Sizes of Objects and Distances between Objects in Electron Microscopic Images

Contact Information

Telephone: 713-798-4658
FAX: 713-798-3945 or 713-798-5838
E-mail, Dr. Cartwright:
E-mail, Ms. Robbins:
Room number: BCM 359-E

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