Whole Slide Scanning Services

Whole Slide Scanning service is available for histology and immuno labeled samples. Mounting manu samples onto a single slide increased efficiency and decreases scanning time.

Images can be opened using Image J/Fiji using the Bioformats Importer Plugin.

Pros:

  • It’s free!
  • Image J/Fiji is a powerful image analysis tool
  • Image info is saved in the header of the image (pixel information)

Cons:

  • It’s RAM/Memory intensive
  • It’s a new language to learn

The NIF has offline workstations with a lot of RAM for opening, manipulating and analyzing your data. It can be accessed via VPN. Contact us for more information.

There is also the Harvard Image and Data Analysis (IDAC) that can help you analyze your data.

Slide Scanning