Histology Services Unit

We have a range of equipment that staff and students can be trained to use. Experts are also available to provide help and guidance.

We offer the following services:

  • routine or specialist staining,
  • histological training and advice,
  • immunocytochemistry,
  • knife sharpening,
  • decalcification,
  • celloidin sectioning,
  • frozen sectioning (thin),
  • frozen sectioning (thick),
  • fixative preparation,
  • wax processing,
  • wax sectioning,
  • digital micrography,
  • image acquisition,
  • histological supplies.

Charges and service requests

We charge ten pounds per hour for use of the equipment or £26 per hour for us to carry out the work for you. Consumables charged at replacement cost.

Please print out and complete a Histology services worksheet (Office document, 41kB) with all relevant details. A drawing in the box is often very useful.


Debbie Martin - debbie.martin@bristol.ac.uk
Carol Berry - carol.berry@bristol.ac.uk
Debi Ford - debi.ford@bristol.ac.uk


Come and find us in the Teaching Wing, TL3.3 and TL2.2.

Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Teaching Wing
University Walk

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