University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education & Consultation

Mouse Pathology Workshop

A mouse pathology workshop, offered several times each year, is designed to help students and researchers acquire or enhance their skills in preparing mouse tissues and samples for histologic analyses.
Areas covered will include: introductory necropsy, tissue preparation for paraffin processing, and paraffin embedded and frozen sample sectioning techniques. Topics are in part set according to the interests of the participants so please feel free to contact the MPC in advance with requests and topics of interest pertinent to your research needs.  

Contact MPC Staff (514-3500, for information or to enroll in the class.

Mouse Pathology Rounds
At mouse pathology rounds, which take place several times each year, investigators meet to describe their studies to colleagues and to experts in mouse pathology, followed by a discussion of the pathologic findings, including their signficance. Contact Scott Kogan (514-1590, for information on the next scheduled rounds or to arrange to have your findings discussed.

Dr. Scott Kogan is available for consultation and teaching. Dr. Kogan can assist with study design and interpretation and can arrange for referral to experts in mouse pathology at UCSF and at outside institutions.