LabVantage

    • Provided free of charge by an HTRC staff member.
    • Contact HTRC Staff for training.

    Cryostat

    • Materials provided include: charged slides, OCT, brushes, pencils, coverslips.
    • H&E staining station included in price.
    • Pen and paper recommended for taking notes.
    • For training fees, please see our fee schedule.
    • Contact Ming Cheng for training.

    Olympus Camera

    • Provided free of charge by an HTRC staff member.
    • Pen and paper recommended for taking notes.
    • Contact Danielle Rufo for training.

    Leica LMD 6500

    • Materials provided include reagents for LCM H&E staining of frozen or formalin-fixed paraffin embedded slides.
    • For training fees, please see our fee schedule.
    • Contact Danielle Rufo for training.

    Aperio

    Please note that Aperio requires extensive training so plan accordingly.

    • Approximate training time varies.
    • Training guidelines.
      • Take required online courses: Fundamentals of ImageScope and Fundamentals of eSlide Manager. Click HERE to start courses.
      • Fill out the Digital Pathology Training form*.
      • Submit slides along with a Digital Pathology Request form. Slides should always be accompanied with a request form.
      • An HTRC staff member will contact you when your request is completed and schedule a time for training.
    • Basic training is required to use image analysis tools and includes the following:
      • ImageScope and eSlide Manager
      • Algorithms (nuclear, membrane, microvessel, cytoplasmic, or stain intensity analysis; stain separation; rare event detection)
      • TMA Lab - Software designed specifically for working with tissue microarrays.
    • Advanced training is optional and provided for an additional fee upon request.
      • Genie - Histology pattern recognition software trained by users to recognize and identify the histological patterns present in tissue (e.g. tumor, normal, stroma, etc.).
    • For training fees, please see our fee schedule.
    • Contact Danielle Rufo for training.


    *The Digital Pathology Training form is for first-time users ONLY. This form will only need to be filled out by the user one time (before Basic Training).