Oncology Tissue Services

A service center of JHU

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The OTS Core has switched to iLab

April, 2018

The OTS Core has moved all service requests to the iLab system being used by most Johns Hopkins core facilities. Please make your requests for all IHC staining, slide scanning and histology services through our web portal.

Slide Scanning is moving

June, 2016

By the end of June, the digital slide scanning office, run by Kristen Lecksell, will have moved from space in Weinberg over to the Neuropathology office space in the Sheikh Zayed Tower room M2101 on the Main Loop. Please visit us there.

We're lowering prices on TMAs!

February, 2015

In response to our community's needs, we have lowered the prices of making TMAs by ~30%. Learn more on our TMA Construction" page.

OTS Core celebrates 1000 TMAs!

August, 2013

Oncology Tissue services celebrated our 1000th TMA with a small party. Read about it here on the Johns Hopkins Pathology blog.

We're getting a new name.

December 9, 2012

The TMA Core Facility is getting a new name! As of January 1, we will be known as Oncology Tissue Services. This new name reflects on the fact that we now offer histological slide services, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization and slide scanning in addition to TMA services. Please be aware of this new name which will be rolling out in the new year.

Image Analysis Tools and Tutorials Available

July 2, 2012

The TMA Core Facility is pleased to offer freely available image analysis software for slides digitized in the TMA core facility. The TMA core has a number of analysis macros available through the Aperio Tool Kit and Frida available through TMAJ.

New Biorepository Opens

August 11, 2011

The Prostate Cancer Biorepository Network (PCBN) recently opened, and provides specimens to academic and private industry scientists.

Slide Scanning Facility Moved

August 15, 2009

The slide scanning facility has moved to:

401 N. Broadway / Weinberg 2232
Baltimore, MD 21231

(The old location in the Bond Street building.)

New Web Site Ready

May 4, 2009

We have a new website that features information about all of our services.

New Immunohistochemistry Core

May 1, 2009

We have a new core facility providing customized immunohistochemistry and nucleic acid detection services. Please see the immunohistochemistry web page for more details.

The Oncology Histology Core has moved to Bond Street

April 16, 2009

The new location for the Oncology Histology Core is:
Bond St Annex, Room 305 Basement.
Contact Bonnie Gambichler at 410-502-3358 or bgambic1@jhmi.edu

Slide Scanning Available

January 15, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology Tissue Microarray (TMA) Core Facility is now offering new technology for slide scanning of histologic and tissue microarray sections!