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This activity is required to enhance the security of the university-hosted iLab infrastructure. This maintenance was originally schedules for 5/12/2023, but did not occur due to scheduling conflicts.

We do not anticipate any service interruption; however, we advise scheduling software interlock activity outside this window.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, you may reach out via the RII Core Facilities IT ticket system.

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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 
  • Access to two confocal microscopes on a train-to-use basis
  • Whole slide scanning service (brightfield color and fluorescence)


Yana Zavros, Ph.D. TACMASR Director 520-626-6084
Maga Sanchez  Lab Manager 520-626-7319

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


Name Role Phone Email Location

Ghassan Mouneimne
Digital Pathology, Imaging & Microscopy

Mouneimne, Ghassan - (gmouneimne)


Available Equipment and Resources

Name Price