About the Histochemistry research facility
We process cells and tissue samples into a range of mediums including frozen, paraffin, and resin. Allowing sectioning and staining techniques.
We have a range of equipment, including:
- a cryostat
- paraffin and resin microtomes
- light microscopes - including those with multiple heads
- a digital camera for photomicrography and a camera lucida attachment
- an image analysis system
- a laser microdissection microscope
We have many collaborations within the University, with academic institutions, and with the pharmaceutical industry across the world.
We can offer advice and training on a variety of techniques, and have extensive experience in histopathology for clinical trials.