TEP provides histological services for basic science (non-clinical) research, including processing, embedding, sectioning and staining of animal tissues. Currently TEP offers histology services only to members of Cancer Center at Illinois.

Services and Fees

Service Unit Unit Price
Tissue process Cassette $3.50
Embedding Block $3.00
Cryosection Slide $5.00
Paraffin sectioning Slide $4.00
H&E stain Slide $3.00
Special stain Slide Upon request
Slide box Box $5.00
Imaging Scan $10/scan
Consultation for procedures 30 minutes $30

If you need a pathologist to read slides, please contact us at TEP-service@illinois.edu.


Please submit orders to the online ordering system FBS by filling out the histology service order request form. First time users should email TEP-service@illinois.edu to have an account created. Please submit samples to B410 of Beckman Institute between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about TEP’s histological services, please email TEP-service@illinois.edu.