Melbourne Histology Platform

Overview of Services

The Melbourne Histology Platform assists researchers to prepare animal, human, and plant tissue samples to investigate microanatomy using optical microscopy for analysis of basic biological processes and disease processes. We provide:

  • Biological tissue preparation, processing, embedding, and sectioning
  • Staining of biological tissues (including special stains and immunostaining)
  • A consulting service for experimental design
  • Access to sample sectioning and staining facilities for self-use
  • Training in histological techniques

Please note that MHP will not be staffed on Friday 19th July.


Dr Chris Freelance Laura Leone
Platform Manager Laboratory Coordinator
+61383447549 +61383445759

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday to Friday 

E214-216, Level 2 east wing, Medical Building (181)
Cnr Royal Parade and Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010

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