Training and Education

Microtome and Cryostat Training

Training on HCF equipment is required to ensure the safety of users, prevent equipment damage and optimize results. There is a fee for training all new users on the equipment. Individuals who have used similar equipment at other institutions will be required to take a refresher course before using the equipment.

Registration for new users and for booking time on the equipment is done through the Infinity software:

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HCF provides training, education and assistance with course content and set-up for first and second year medical students and graduate students. We participate in the Faculty of Medicine program that provides high school student tours throughout the year.

Our dedicated staff are currently working on developing workshops for Histology, Special Stains and Immunohistochemistry staining.

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