Biomedical Sciences Histology Facility

Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of humans, animals and plants.

 

Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of humans, animals and plants. The combination of techniques and processes in order to visualise microscopic structures and produce the end image make Histology a truly challenging blend of art and science.

The Biomedical Sciences Histology Facility provides a full range of histology services for research and specialised diagnostic purposes. Our clients include faculties of the university, other educational institutions and external customers Australia-wide. 

Services

The facility's histologists have over 50 years combined professional experience in both diagnostic and research to provide expertise advice in all areas of histology. We produce high quality microscopic sections of a wide variety of samples in paraffin and frozen embedded material.  We also offer assistance with immunohistochemistry and perform special stains.

Our equipment available to facility users includes cryostats, microtomes and staining facilities (training provided).

Examples of services available include:

  • Paraffin processing from $8.50 per specimen cassette
  • Staining from $2.40 per slide
  • Laboratory usage from $15.50 per hour

Request a quote for your histology needs.

Hours

9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Location

Room E214, Level 2 (entrance level), East Wing
Medical Building 181
Grattan St
Parkville VIC 3010
Phone: +61 (0)3 8344 5752
Email: biomedsci-histology@unimelb.edu.au

Courier Address

Biomedical Histology Facility
The University of Melbourne
Biomedical Science Academic Centre Reception
Level 2, North Wing
Medical Building
Grattan St,
Parkville VIC 3010