CS Histology & Electron Microscopy

The Core Service provides services to FLI researchers for standard histological techniques, including processing of tissues, sectioning and preparation of samples for the EM. EM service for external users is available upon arrangement.

Some standard histological stainings are also available, carried out either by the CS staff or by users themselves with guidance provided by the CS staff where appropriate.

The major services include paraffin sections, cryo-sections and histological stainings (H&E, Masson-Trichrome, NADH, Sirius Red, COX, Sudan-3).

The CS maintains the following equipment:

  • Tissue processor
  • Embedding center
  • 2 Microtomes
  • Ultramicrotome for EM
  • 3 Cryostats
  • Automatic stainer for H&E staining
  • Cover slipper
  • Transmission electron microscope
  • Some secondary antibodies (fluorescent and Peroxidase), available upon request
Mouse kidney: Masson trichrome staining
FLI: Mouse kidney
Microvilli of an N. furzeri proximal renal tubule (bar = 1µm)
FLI: Microvilli of an N. furzeri proximal renal tubule


Dr. Julia von Maltzahn

Julia von Maltzahn
CS Manager
+49 3641 65-6720

Group Website

Contact Sabine Landmann-Weinsheimer (sabine.landmannweinsheimer@leibniz-fli.de) or Sabine Matz (sabine.matz@leibniz-fli.de)

For H&E contact Sabine Landmann-Weinsheimer (sabine.landmann-weinsheimer@leibniz-fli.de), for all other stainings Sabine Matz (sabine.matz@leibniz-fli.de)

Electron microscopy:
Contact either Julia von Maltzahn (julia.vonmaltzahn@leibniz-fli.de) or Katrin Buder (katrin.buder@leibniz-fli.de).

Internal users:
Guideline for Histology Users  Download (pdf in English) 
|   Download (pdf in German) 

External users:
Please inquire with Julia von Maltzahn.

Team (incomplete due to Data protection)

Name Telefon E-Mail Tätigkeit
Julia von Maltzahn +49 3641 656720 julia.vonmaltzahn@leibniz-fli.de Core Service Manager
Katrin Buder +49 3641 656173 katrin.buder@leibniz-fli.de Technischer Assistent
Sabine Landmann-Weinsheimer +49 3641 656033/6036 sabine.landmann-weinsheimer@leibniz-fli.de Technischer Assistent
Sabine Matz +49 3641 656301 sabine.matz@leibniz-fli.de Technischer Assistent

* unvollständig aufgrund DSGVO

For publications of individual CS members:  publications search