Neuroscience Microtomy Core

The Neuroscience Institute Microtomy Core features a cryostat and a sledge microtome for frozen sections; a rotary microtome for paraffin embedded material; and a Vibratome for sectioning unembedded tissue.

Room 316

Leica CM3050 Cryostat (this machine requires online scheduling through Imaging Center calendar)
Microm Sledge Microtome
Vibratome 1500 Sectioning System
Leitz 1512 rotatory microtome
Reichart-Jung Tissue Embedding Center for paraffin, and warmed water bath and slide warmer


Location and Scheduling

Located on the 3rd floor of the Link building. Please visit the web calendar to schedule equipment use. New users, please contact T.J. Hollingsworth at 448-5976 or by for instructions and signup.

Pricing Information

For questions contact:

T.J. Hollingsworth, PhD
Technical Manager
Phone: (901) 448-5976

Contact Us

Neuroscience Institute
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
875 Monroe Ave, Suite 426
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

Physical Address
311 Suite Link Building

William E. Armstrong, PhD

Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Mistie Brewer

Program Coordinator/

Brandy Fleming, MS

Technical Manager:
T.J. Hollingsworth, PhD

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