Histology Lab

The laboratory is specialized in carrying out histological investigations with a hard part microtome. The entire investigation encompasses classical staining methods, use of fluorochromes, various in situ hybridisations, e.g. FISH, DNA staining e.g. with dapi. Staining of rock thin sections to distinguish e.g. various carbonate minerals.


  • Standard microtome for paraffine sectioning, (Rotationsmikrotom der Firma Microm)
  • Hartteilmikrotom der Firma Leica
  • Ultramikrotom LKB Bromma 2088 Ultratome


Prof. Dr. Joachim Reitner

PD Dr. Gernot Arp