Histology Laboratory, Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Veterinary Medicine at Illinois

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Histology Laboratory

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
• Frozen sections
• 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 kdoty@illinois.edu

Faculty Director Dr. Jodi Flaws,  PhD e-mail:jflaws@uiuc.edu