Histology Core
Georgia Institute of Technology

Contact: Aqua Asberry
Phone: 404-385-2611

The Parker H. Petit Institute's Histology Core is research-based laboratory that specializes in the microscopic analysis of engineered, clinical, fresh, routine and non-routine specimens.

Through cryogenic, paraffin, gelatin and resin preservation, users are able to analyze an array of samples for various forms of microscopy.

The lab is accessible 24 hours, 7 days per week for internal members. An expert histologist is available Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. to train users, perform projects, assist with troubleshooting, optimization and customization of all histology services. 

With state-of-the-art equipment, the Parker H. Petit Institute's histology core is dedicated to providing the best results to all customers.

See all of the available equipment in the Histology Core > 


Visit the Histology Core page on Georgia Tech's website »


The histology core has created custom protocols for several histology techniques. Some of the more difficult specimens are listed below:

  • PEG Gel Embedded Specimens
  • Alginate Beads
  • Specimens for MALDI Imaging 
  • Embryonic Stem Cells
  • Organoids
  • Fat Pads

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