A Basic Introduction to Pathology in the Mouse

This course provides an introduction to basic pathology terminology and how to recognise physiological and pathological changes in mouse tissues sections stained with H&E. It will include an introduction to background pathology in mice, how spontaneous and induced pathology can be distinguished and techniques for recording pathology data. It is aimed at research staff, technical […]

Recognising Tissues and Artefacts in Histological Sections

This course will cover how to recognise normal mouse tissues and common artefacts in H&E histological sections. Aimed at research staff, technical staff, students and medical or veterinary pathology trainees with no or limited experience of evaluating tissue sections using a light microscope. Following the course, you will be able to: Use a light microscope […]

Processing Mouse Blood and Urine

This course teaches considerations and best practice when collecting blood and urine samples from mice for routine diagnostic purposes (e.g. haematology, clinical chemistry and immunoassays), methods of sample collection, sample processing and how to avoid artefacts. After the course, you will be able to develop a basic understanding of: Mouse physiology for the circulatory system […]

The Basics of Histology

This course introduces a range of histological procedures, the reasons behind histology in research and the importance of using different techniques in processing, sectioning and staining mouse tissues.