The histology laboratory is equipped with a range of state-of-the-art equipment including:

  • Leica ASP3000s Pathcentre providing efficient, reliable and timely processing to paraffin wax
  • Medite TES Valida embedding station for rapid,  high quality paraffin blocking
  • Leica semi-automated RM2245 rotary microtome
  • Hyrax M25 rotary microtomes for specimen sectioning
  • Microm Sliding microtome for sectioning of chilled or large specialised tissues
  • Hyrax vibrating blade microtome for sectioning of specialised tissues
  • LKB Ultra microtome for methacrylate and epoxy resin samples for light and electron microscopy
  • Nikon C51 Light and Stereomicroscopy for digital imagining
  • Fully equipped staining area including a wide range of histo-chemical stains, with manual options for DIY staining and coverslipping
  • Hyrax C60 cryostat
  • Leica 3050n Cryostat for frozen sectioning
  • Thermo Cryostar NX70
  • Leica Vibratome

Other specialised equipment is available upon request.

Equipment gallery

Embedding station
Embedding station
Histochemical staining equipment
Histochemical staining
Hyrax Cryostat
Hyrax Cryostat
Leica Microtome 1
Leica Microtome 1
Leica Microtome 2
Leica Microtome 2
Leicacryostat
Leicacryostat
Leica Pathcentre
Leica Pathcentre
Microm Sliding Microtome
Microm Sliding Microtome