Histology Equipment hire and user training

Used for Training and use of any Histological equipment provided on site for “Do-It-Yourself” users


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Post author: Camilla Cohen. Last update: 10/11/2013 at 7:24 pm by Camilla Cohen.




Service overview

Full Professional training and equipment available for use in the Histology Laboratory includes the following:
Dissection area – for all your cut-up needs
Embedding Unit – for embedding to paraffin wax Cryostat – For all your fresh tissue sectioning requirements
Microtomy – full DIY microtomy areas provided in the Paraffin laboratory, including cold plates, water baths and drying racks
Ultratomes – Available for cutting resin sections. Stereomicroscope use available for very small section generation
Microscopes – Double header, polarizing and basic fluorescence microscopes available with access to digital camera if required
Staining and coverslipping area – user may access the complete staining facility with utilization of all in-house staining reagents and consumables, methods, techniques and training can be provided if required. Other DIY equipment – Access to a sledge microtome and a manual Vibratome is available

Additional info


Capacity: This service is heavily booked, We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: Facility will train you
Access: Access by collaboration, Access by fee for service, Access by users external to managing organisation, Access by users internal to managing organisation