The following services are available for the Histology Laboratory. There are also instruments available for use on a charge-per-hour basis (please see the Equipment and Rates tab).

To schedule for services, please contact Dr. Junji Watanabe at


Service SoP USC Non-USC
Processing & embedding service $4.00/block $6.00/block $10.00/block
Processing & embedding self service $20.00/run $30.00/run $50.00/run
Re-embedding $1.00 $2.00 $4.00
Paraffin sectioning 1st slide $2.00 $3.00 $5.00
Paraffin sectioning additional slide $1.00 $1.50 $2.00
Microm HM310 Microtome (self service) $10.00/hr * $20.00/hr $40.00/hr
Frozen sectioning 1st slide $8.00 $12.00 $16.00
Frozen sectioning additional slide $1.00 $1.50 $2.00
Microm HM525 Cryostat (self service) $10.00/hr * $20.00 $30.00
H&E staining service $1.00/slide $1.50/slide $2.00/slide
H&E staining self service $10.00/run $15.00/run $20.00/run
Slides (plus) $1.00/each $1.00/each $1.00/each
Slide folder (25 slides) $3.00/Folder $3.00/Folder $3.00/Folder
Slide folder (100 slides) $6.00/Folder $6.00/Folder $6.00/Folder

*Free if other services are utilized