2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Rm. 3419, VMSB
Phone: (217) 333-0383, Fax: (217) 244-1652
The Comparative Biosciences Histology Laboratory is a departmental
laboratory which provides histologic technical services and support for
teaching and research projects. Work orders are also accepted from other
university departments as well as outside universities, research laboratories
and private industry.
The following services are available through the laboratory:
Tissue processing including fixation and dehydration
Embedding of tissues in paraffin and plastics
Sectioning with rotary and hydraulic sledge microtomes
Routine and special stains
Ultramilling and grinding of undecalcified tissues
Development of special histologic techniques
A specific list of laboratory equipment is available upon request from the laboratory supervisor.
The Comparative Biosciences Histology Laboratory is operated under the guidelines of Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the College of Veterinary Medicine Safety Policy. Our rules are for your safety and the safety of others. Information and policies for submission of samples, handling of samples containing radioisotopes, sample processing procedures, billing and equipment use are available from the laboratory supervisor.
Laboratory Supervisor: Karen Doty, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty Director Dr. Jodi Flaws, PhD e-mail:email@example.com