Comparative Phenotyping Core​

The Comparative Phenotyping Core is comprised of two service divisions, Histopathology and Hematopathology.

About Us

​The Comparative Phenotyping Core is dedicated to advancing research and supporting the next generation of scientists by offering services, educational resources, and training to the research community.

Our service specialties include:

  • Training and assistance with harvesting organs and tissue processing
  • Preparation of tissue sections
  • Standard and special staining, lectin histochemistry, and immunohistology
  • Analytical services for microscopy and histological studies
  • Hematology services
  • Blood and serum chemistry panels
  • Coagulation analyses

We highly recommend contacting the lab to discuss your project needs prior to beginning any work.

Contact Us

​​Histopathology Core

Core Director: Nissi Varki, MD
Email: nvarki@ucsd.edu
Lab Phone: (858) 534-2544
Location: Biomedical Research Facility II, 4th Floor, Room 4217, Bay MM


​​Hematopathology Core

Core Director: Dzung Le, MD, PhD
Email: dzle@ucsd.edu
Lab Phone: (858) 534-3172
Location: Biomedical Research Facility II, 4th Floor, Room 4217, Bay LL