Facilities and Equipment

The Pathology Research Core (PRC) at Mayo Clinic has a facility located on three campuses. The PRC in Rochester, Minnesota, is located at the Marvin Building, 2915 Valleyhigh Drive NW, Rochester, Minnesota. The PRC also provides services for investigators in Florida at the Mayo Clinic Campus Support Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and for investigators in Arizona, at Mayo Clinic's campus in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The PRC provides services using the latest technology and equipment to ensure sample integrity. This equipment includes:

  • Cryostats and microtomes
  • Embedding stations
  • Automated tissue microarray instruments
  • IHC stainers
  • Whole slide scanning instruments (Brightfield and fluorescent)
  • Digital slide analysis software
  • Microscopes
  • Slide and cassette printers
  • Automated coverslippers
  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • Ovens, incubators and waterbaths
  • Chemical fume hoods