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HSS Research Institute

Scheduling Instrument Time

The Histopathology Service (S-building 2nd floor) has a number of user-driven, shared devices (processor and paraffin-embedding station, microscope setup and  microtome).
In order to access and use the shared equipment, please:

  • Make sure that you received training and are an approved user
  • First-time users, please email to HistopathologyService@hss.edu to schedule an initial training and orientation
  • Review the General Guidelines prior to using these devices
  • Access to the equipment located in room #S-225 is restricted to approved users, who should request a key (before 5PM)
  • Book each device using the Google Calendar
  • When booking the equipment, please indicate
    • a) User (email, ph. extension)
    • b) PI (email, ph. extension)
    • c) Date and hours of use (from -  to)
    • d) Number of samples (Tissue Processor & Embedding Station)

For immediate advice, help and oversight when using the equipment, please contact Orla O’Shea (osheao@hss.edu). Please address any other questions, suggestions or feedback regarding the facility to HistopathologyService@hss.edu