Kay Fischer
Histology Supervisor
Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Length of service: 
25 years

Kay Fischer is a Senior Faculty Research Assistant in the College of Veterinary Medicine, provides technical assistance in histology, image analysis, and electron microscopy. Ms. Fischer has a M.S. degree in Biology from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, and has been associated with the Core since 1995. Previously she was employed by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University in the Image Analysis Laboratory, where she gained valuable experience in the techniques involving morphologic evaluation of tissues. Ms. Fischer is highly accomplished in preparing tissue for light and transmission (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). As an operator of these respective microscopes, she possesses excellent photographic skills, and is well-versed in immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization techniques.