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Troubleshooting Routine Histology: A Guide on How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Andrew Lisowski, M.S., HTL (ASCP)

The aim of this downloadable training resource is to increase awareness of the routine histology workflow, including the proper techniques and how to avoid common mistakes. 

Learn more about:

  • Why troubleshooting might be challenging
  • Complexity of a typical histology workflow
  • Proper techniques and common mistakes in:
    • Grossing
    • Fixation & decalcification
    • Processing
    • Frozen and paraffin embedding
    • Frozen and paraffin microtomy
    • Staining
    • Coverslipping
    • Storing & archiving

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About the presenter

Andrew Lisowski, M.S., HTL (ASCP)

Andrew Lisowski has almost 30 years of experience in histology and histotechnology. He attended veterinary school and earned his master’s degree in molecular biology. Andrew worked in histology, IHC and ISH labs, cell culture lab, performed in-vitro and in-vivo toxicology assays and was a member of a necropsy team. He worked for pharmaceutical companies, medical school and founded his own molecular and histology firms. Currently, Andrew is the Senior Technical Applications Manager at Leica Biosystems providing global technical support and training.

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