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Facilities

The departmental clinical and research functions are carried out in the following locations:  Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Deu Hospital; Richardson Laboratory, the University building for Pathology and Molecular Medicine; the Cancer Research Laboratories in Botterell Hall; and the Division of Cancer Biology and Genetics in the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute. 

The Department has an array of well equipped and fully staffed core research facilities which provide high quality current technology to both internal and external investigators.

 

The QLMP is part of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. The QLMP provides rapid and economic advanced pathology services to researchers, students, clinicians, and private sector groups. The QLMP promotes productive interactions between scientists, clinicians, pathologists, and others by supporting research projects of common interest.


The QLMP offers a wide array of services including:

  • Histology
  • TMA design and construction
  • Whole slide scanning (glass microscope slides)
  • Tissue Micro Array (TMA) scanning
  • Customized immunohistochemistry and immunofluoroscence
  • Image analysis tools
  • Secure web database access and storage

Gene Microarray Facility

As part of the Queen’s Laboratory for Molecular Pathology, the Gene Microarray Facility was established through a partnership with the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute and is housed in Richardson Laboratory.  Its equipment includes Agilent and Perkin Elmer scanners, an Agilent Bioanalyzer and a Nanodrop.  The facility offers a wide range of nucleic acid technology services including extractions and PCR-based assays, cDNA, genomic DNA labelling, RNA amplification, microRNA profiling and microarray hybridization.  For more information contact Dr. Harriet Feilotter