Developmental Histology Facility

Developmental Histology is a shared resource of the Yale Cancer Center & Yale Pathology Tissue Services


The mission of our Developmental Facility is to provide

  1. Timely high quality histology services to the Yale community and beyond.
  2. Access to tissue services from the Yale Pathology tissue archives.
  3. To maximize the value of the resources in the Yale Pathology Tissue Archive.
  4. To provide Tissue Microarrays to assess multiple tissue samples.

TMA Services

We provide the university community with services related to tissue microarray technologies. Services are also available for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

These services include:

  • Array design and construction
  • Slide distribution – Master and Test array slides
  • Technical support
  • Cell line and tissue controls provided

Histology Services

Our Histology services include:

  • Special Stains
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC workup
  • Frozen sectioning
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Lori Charette, MT, HT (ASCP), MBA

Manager YPTS Developmental Histology and TMA Facility

Manager Pathology

Laboratory Director Developmental Histology

Lori Charette received her undergraduate degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Biology in 1984. She later pursued certifications in Histology and Medical Technology, as well as a Master's in Business Administration from Albertus Magnus College in 2009. Lori is currently manager of the Developmental Histology facility. Her specialty is Tissue Microarray technology, which she has taught globally and presented to various professional society meetings. Lori was the first dedicated...

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Amos Brooks

Clinical Technologist Pathology


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Leslie Melton

Laboratory Assistant 2

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Deirdre Salemme, HT (ASCP), MT, AS

Clinical Technologist Pathology


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Developmental Histology 

Medical Director:
David Rimm, MD, PhD.

Technical Director:
Lori Charette

Location: CB-568

Tel: 203.737.4198 

Tel: 203.785.5879

Fax: 203.737.1198

Yale School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
PO Box 208023
New Haven, CT 06520-8023

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Yale School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
310 Cedar St.CB-568
New Haven, CT. 06520