Histology Services

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 TRLabCore@usc.edu



Service School of Pharmacy Other USC Non-USC
Processing & embedding service $4/block $6/block $8/block
STP120 Automated Tissue Processor (self service) $40/run $60/run $80/run
EC350 Paraffin Embedding Center (self service) $10/hr* $15/hr* $20/hr*
Re-embedding $1 $1.5 $2
Paraffin sectioning 1st slide $2 $3 $4
Paraffin sectioning additional slide $1 $1.5 $2
Microm HM310 Microtome (self service) $10/hr * $15/hr* $20/hr*
Frozen sectioning 1st slide $8 $12 $16
Frozen sectioning additional slide $2 $3 $4
Microm HM525 Cryostat (self service) $10/hr * $15/hr* $20/hr*
H&E staining service $1/slide $1.5/slide $2/slide
Gemini ES Automated Slide Stainer (self service) $10/hr $15/hr $20/hr
Microtome Blades $10/each $10/each $10/each
Slides (plus) $1/each $1/each $1/each
Slide folder (25 slides) $3/Folder $3/Folder $3/Folder
Slide folder (100 slides) $6/Folder $6/Folder $6/Folder

*Free if other services are utilized