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Molecular and Histopathology Core

The Molecular and Histopathology Core, part of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, provides a broad array of state-of-the-art technical and professional pathology-related services critical to biomedical investigations conducted at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Services offered in the Molecular and Histopathology Core include:

  • Routine histology (processing, embedding, sectioning and hematoxylin and eosin staining)
  • Histochemical stains
  • Immunohistochemical stains
  • In situ hybridization
  • Tissue microarray
  • Photomicroscopy
  • Laser capture microdissection (LCM)
  • Archival FFPE human tissue samples

Read more about our services here.

Working with the Molecular and Histopathology Core

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Test prices for the Molecular and Histopathology Core are available on request.

For details about tests and fees, please contact Marianne Klinger, technician, at 717-531-1044 or email

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For all technical and project-related questions about the Molecular and Histopathology Core, please contact Marianne Klinger, research technician, at or 717-531-1044.

For lab management questions, please contact David J. DeGraff, PhD, director, at or 717-531-6725.

Faculty and Staff