Histology Suite

The Biomedical Science Histology Suite is a departmental resource that provides valuable experiential training in histologic techniques to students and staff. Instruction and support is available for the following:

  • Tissue processing and embedding
  • Sectioning of paraffin and cryo preparations
  • Routine and special stains
  • IHC techniques

Fee-for-service is also offered.  Please contact lab manager for details.


Available Equipment:

  • Thermo Scientific Excelsior ES Processor
  • Leica HistoCore PEARL Processor
  • Thermo Scientific HistoStar Embedding Station
  • Leica HistoCore Arcadia Embedding Station
  • Thermo Scientific Finesse ME Microtome
  • Leica RM2255 Microtome
  • Leica Autostainer XL
  • Leica CV5030 Auto Coverslipper


Equipment Booking:

  • Please use Office365 Calendar to book histology equipment. Click here for instructions.


Authorization Forms and Fees:   


The Biomedical Science Histology Suite is operated under the guidelines of the University of Guelph Environmental Health and Safety program.


Equipment was purchased with funding provided by:



Laboratory Manager:

Jodi Morrison

OVC Building 3, Room 3660
519-824-4120 Ext. 54958 |