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  1. Histopathology


    Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of tissues and cells. We achieve this by sectioning samples in very thin sections and staining them, using specific reagents, allowing us to highlight and identify different structures, cells and microorganisms using a microscope.
    In the Histology Platform, researchers will work with highly trained staff that will share their know-how, provide support and services in experimental design and procedures, according to the researchers’ final objective and the available resources.

    Researchers can complement their histological data with other techniques in order to confirm their theories, rise new questions or make new discoveries. In the medical field, histology is also used as a complementary mean of diagnosis.

Latest Publications

  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
     
  • Brugada-Ramentol, Victoria; Clemens, Ivar; de Polavieja, Gonzalo G. (2019) Active control as evidence in favor of sense of ownership in the moving Virtual Hand Illusion
     
  • Rao-Ruiz, Priyanka; Couey, Jonathan J.; Marcelo, Ivo M.; Bouwkamp, Christian G.; Slump, Denise E.; Matos, Mariana R.; van der Loo, Rolinka J.; Martins, Gabriela J.; van den Hout, Mirjam; van IJcken, Wilfred F.; Costa, Rui M.; van den Oever, Michel C.; Kus (2019) Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation Nat Commun
     
  • Huber, Elizabeth; Henriques, Rafael Neto; Owen, Julia P.; Rokem, Ariel; Yeatman, Jason D. (2019) Applying microstructural models to understand the role of white matter in cognitive development
     
  • Kobak, Dmitry; Pardo-Vazquez, Jose L.; Valente, Mafalda; Machens, Christian K.; Renart, Alfonso (2019) State-dependent geometry of population activity in rat auditory cortex eLife