Microscopy & Histology Core

Overview of Services

Microscopy Core exists to serve the research needs of HSC and broader Fort Worth scientific community.

Our facilities are open to faculty, staff and graduate students in the performance of research. We also assist, technically and professionally, faculty, staff and graduate students in the development and implementation of research programs.

Our facilities and expertise are also available to individuals and organizations outside the institution in an effort to serve the research community at large.


Equipment and Technology

Zeiss LSM 880 with Airyscan and Airyscan Fast Mode  


Zeiss LSM 880 Confocal Upright Microscope with 2-photon System  


Imaging workstation with SVI-Huygens, Zen Black, Zen Blue, FIJI/Image J





Sharad Shrestha PhD Director, Research Core 817-735-0117 Sharad.Shrestha@unthsc.edu 
Kishor Kunwar MS Microscopy Specialist 817-735-0613   Kishor.Kunwar@unthsc.edu   

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

24/7 | Staffed Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM 

3500 Camp Bowie Blvd,  RES 0121 & RES 0121A, Fort Worth, TX 76107   

3400 Camp Bowie Blvd, CBH 501, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Links and Resources

  1. Microscopy Core


Name Role Phone Email Location
Kishor Kunwar, MSc
Research Associate
RES 126B
Sharad Shrestha, PhD
Research Core Labs Director