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Laboratory of Comparative Pathology (LCP)

Current operational status (Updated 6/1/2020)

  • Services

      • All service requests must be completed remotely using the LCP web app prior to dropping off samples or animals.  
        • Samples for which a service request has been completed remotely, and for which no consultation in person with LCP staff is required, may be dropped off, accompanied with a printed copy of the web app request confirmation, at the designated area at the front desk of Z-940 (all types of samples) or C-708 (histology samples only), any time during receiving hours (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm).  
      • Sample pick up, live animal drop-off, or sample drop-off requiring an in-person consultation with LCP staff must be scheduled in advance.
  • Training
    • Hands-on necropsy training will be restricted to a limited number of participants and donning of additional PPE will be required.

The Laboratory of Comparative Pathology (LCP) is a full service diagnostic lab offering clinical and anatomic pathology services. The LCP supports investigative staff utilizing a variety of animal species as research models.  In addition, the LCP supports RARC various RARC activities including biosecurity and animal health programs.

Laboratory of Comparative Pathology

Service Requests

​Submissions can be made online via the LCPWebApp. Once completing the online service request form print out the confirmation page with the tracking number on it and bring it to the lab with your specimens.

New users must register by clicking on the Sign Up link, completing the form and clicking Submit. New accounts will be created within two business days. 

training tutorial is available online.

​  FEES:  TURNAROUND TIMES:​
Anatomic Pathology Fees​Anatomic Pathology Times​
Clinical Pathology Fees​Clinical Pathology Times​
Locations and Hours of Operation

MSKCC Zuckerman Research Center (Necropsy and Clinical Pathology)
417 E. 68th St., Room 940
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (646) 888-2422
Fax: (646) 422-0139
Email: lcp@mskcc.org
 
Weill Cornell Medicine (Histology and Immunohistochemistry)
1300 York Ave., C-708
New York, NY  10065
Phone: (212) 746-3399
Hours of Operation: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Co-authorship for LCP staff members on publications is appropriate when their contribution fulfills recommended criteria*. LCP technical or intellectual contributions that do not meet authorship criteria should be recognized by acknowledgement of the individual staff member and/or the LCP. Publications that include LCP contribution should acknowledge funding by the P30 Core Grant and follow the NIH Public Access Policy. Adequate recognition of our contribution to publications will enable us to demonstrate support of a large number of laboratories in order to maintain funding for our operations.

*International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, 2017 Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, http://www.ICMJE.org

Staff

Monette, SebastienDMV, MVSC, DACVP
Head, Section of Anatomic Pathology and 
the Genetically Modified Animal Phenotyping Service
Office: Z-933
Phone: (646) 888-2420
Fax: (646) 422-0139
Email: monettes@mskcc.org

Wipf, Juliette, DVM, Dr.med.vet., PhD, FVH
Lab Manager and Head of Clinical Pathology Service
Office: Z-935 
Phone: (646) 888-2421
Fax: (646) 422-0139 
Email: wipfj@mskcc.org

Ileana Miranda, DVM, MSc
Comparative Pathology Fellow
Office: Z-931
Phone: (646) 888-2416
Fax: (646) 422-0139 
Email: mirandai@mskcc.org

Histology Technicians

Kim McBride, HT(ASCP), Coordinator
Maria Jiao, BSMT
Iveta Simanska, DVM

Lab: C-708
Phone: (212) 746-3399

Necropsy Technicians

Jacqueline Candelier, BS, PA, Coordinator
Devaughn Mark, BS
Lab: Z-934
Phone: (646) 888-2422

Laboratory Technicians

Irina Dobtsis, BS, CLT
Anapama Saha, BS, MLT (ASCP)
Lab: Z-940
Phone: (646) 888-2422

Laboratory Assistant

John D’Allara, BS

Joanna Nowalk

Administration

Hannah Fullerton, BS, ALAT
Office: Z-942
Phone: (646) 888-2422