Histology Lab

graduate student

The Histology Facility in the Institute of Neuroscience specializes in techniques that permit the visualization of tissue components at the resolution of the light microscope. Emphasis is placed on neuroanatomical and immunocytochemical methods. Microtomes are available to cut frozen, paraffin, vibratome, and plastic sections. Collaborative efforts, instruction, and technical support are included in the functions of the facility. Prospective students who wish further information or are unsure where to direct their application should contact the Director:

Poh Kheng Loi, Ph.D.
Histology Lab, Institute of Neuroscience
1254 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-4923

Services Provided


Paraffin sectioning

Plastic sectioning

Routine histologyical staining


Equipment Available for Use by Researchers

Microtome for paraffin sectioning

Cryo-stat for frozen sectioning

Microtome for plastic sectioning



$41 per hour for Oregon Universities

$62 per hour for Non-Oregon Universities

$125 per hour for Commercial and Industry