Human Tissue Policy

Effective 1-1-15

The Department of Developmental Biology’s Histology Core will accept human tissue only in one of two ways:

  • In cassettes for processing and paraffin embedding

OR

  • Fixed frozen in OCT for frozen sections

The Principal Investigator is responsible to assure that the human tissue sample is properly fixed and properly approved for research use.

Radioactive Sample Policy

Effective 7-10-06

The Department of Developmental Biology’s Histology Facility CANNOT ACCEPT: 

  • Radioactive samples