UA Cancer Center Tissue Acquisition & Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Resource (TACMASR)

Overview of Services

The Tissue Acquisition and Cellular / Molecular Analysis Shared Resource (TACMASR) provides services, technical support and access to instrumentation to University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) and University of Arizona (UA) researchers on a fee-for-service basis. We strive to maximize research dollars through customized, cost-effective, and quality-controlled services.TACMASR provides:

  • Routine and special stain histology of paraffin and frozen section tissues and cells
  • Automated immunohistochemical staining of cells and tissues
  • Tissue acquisition and biobanking
  • Organoid cultures (in development)
  • Access to two confocal microscopes on a train-to-use basis
  • Whole slide scanning service (brightfield color and fluorescence)

Leadership

Yana Zavros, Ph.D. TACMASR Director 520-626-6084 yzavros@arizona.edu
Maga Sanchez  Lab Manager 520-626-7319 magadeas@email.arizona.edu

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm

Room 0917

Links and Resources

  1. Tissue Acquisition and Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Resource

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
TACMASR email

 

 
UACC-TACMASS@uacc.arizona.edu
 

 

Available Equipment and Resources

Name Price
Leica SP5-II Confocal (TACMASR)