Jen Simmonds


Jen engages in all technical aspects of the histopathology workflow from start to finish, including grossing, tissue processing, paraffin embedding, microtomy, routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) and Immunohistochemistry (IHC)/special staining, and digital whole-slide imaging.


Jen earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology from UNC Charlotte, then completed her post-baccalaureate training in histology at Carolinas College of Health Sciences in Charlotte, NC. As an ASCP-certified Histotechnologist, she has worked in routine and specialized histology at UCSD and Biotheranostics.

Major achievements

Jen is an ASCP-certified Histotechnologist and played a major role in the implementation of AcelaBio’s laboratory information system.


“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”

 – Robert Brault