Leica CM1950 Cryostat

Leica CM1950 Cryostat has an enclosed microtome that yields high-quality sections, CryoZone system for optimal sectioning conditions, and easy-to-operate instrument controls.

Notable Features:

  • Cryochamber temperature ranging from 0 to -35 degrees celsius
  • Adjustable section thickness range from 0.5-100 micrometers
  • Quick-freezing shelf for up to 15 specimens with temperature down to -42 degrees celsius

Flourescent Microscope

To be updated.

Location: FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique campus, Owa Ehan, room 312.

Information regarding training and rates per use, please select the “Training” and “Rates” tabs. For more information, please contact our lab manager.

Rate (name)InternalExternal
Histology Core$TBD/hour$TBD/hour

Our core facilities will provide most consumables for your use, free of charge. Each lab is responsible for purchasing their own chemicals/reagents/stains/antibodies. Any materials that are protocol-specific will need to be purchased by each respective lab.

Billing: Will be done on a monthly bases using FIU’s Smart Internal Billing. Lab Users please provide the lab manager with your PIs activity number that they use for funding.

Core operating hours: 8:30 am – 5 pm

To check the core’s availability and schedule a time, please use this link. Use your FIU credentials to log-in.

Make sure to have the proper core selected using the drop-down menu at the top of the page. Select a time-slot under the piece of equipment you will be using.

Please Note: Scheduling for the following day must be done, at the latest, 24 hours in advance.

Lab Access: Access to the cores will be granted based on the alloted time of each individuals project. Once a project is completed, access will be terminated.

Required Training:

  • Read & sign the “Responsible Use” document
  • Read “Histology Core Rules” document
  • Read Standard of Procedure document
  • Complete the following EH&S training & send certificates of completion to Lab Manager: Laboratory Hazard Awareness, Small Spills and Leaks, Hazard Communication (HAZCOM)


Allison Medina