Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Jack Hawkes

Research Assistant Professor

Campus Phone:
508-887-4674

Fax:
508-839-8788

Education

  • DVM - Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine - 2007
  • MA - University of California, Berkeley - 1980
  • BA - University of California, Berkeley - 1978
  1. Histopathology Solvent Recycling, Journal of the International Society of Plastination (in press).

General Research Interests

  • Plastination (preservation of biological tissue by silicone impregnation).

Selected Research Projects

  • Coloration of plastinated specimens.
  • Simulators in veterinary education.
  • Recycling histopathology solvents.

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Two plastination tanks and ancillary equipment, one 18" x 24" x 18" deep, one 18 5/8” x 43 1/8” x 25 5/8” deep.
  • Five-gallon B/R instrumanes solvent recycler.
  • Two 55-gallon KOH bone preparation tanks.