Core Facilities: Histology Suite

Leica CM1850 Cryostat

The Leica CM1850 cryostat design incorporates emphasis on power savings, increased efficiency and operator safety.
Belongs to Prof. Sanbing Shen


It is designed for manual routine paraffin sectioning but can also be used for cutting harder materials.

Not in use - Bright OTF5000 Cryostat

Capable of cutting a wide diversity of specimens from undecalcified bone to brain, resins, plastics and plant tissue as well as more usual soft tissue.

Tissue embedder

Designed for embedding histological tissue specimens in molten paraffin

Tissue processor

The ASP300 is a fully enclosed, stand-alone system for processing of up to 300 cassette-embedded samples.