Services and Fees

Morphology Core Facility provides quality services in a timely matter. Services included but not limited to:

  • Routine histological preparations
  • Special stains
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Frozen sections


All services will be performed on a first-come, first-served basis. DERC Morphology Investigators receive priority and discounted price.


Service                                                                  **Rates effective 7/1/2013  
Service Charge
Light Microscopy
(Price per slide or block) 
Conventional histology    $8.80  
Special stains    $9.90  
Paraffin unstained    $4.00   
Embedding only    $1.80/block   
Cryotomy    $2.25  
H & E Stain Only           $2.25  
Immunohistochemistry*    $10.8  
*Investigators are asked to order their own antibodies (we only have a few antibodies in stock). 
** Rates displayed are for UMASS users.  External and Academic users please inquire 508-856-5639 or 508-856-1198 .