BRFAA - Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of Athens
Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of AthensAcademy Of Athens


The Histochemistry Unit has been established to support analysis of phenotype at the tissue level. Although it is primarily dedicated to BRFAA scientists and research activities, external collaborators are welcome.

The Unit is located at -1 level of Building 1 and comprises some 30 sq. meter. It is fully equipped to fulfill its purposes with chemicals, hoods, tissue processing and embedding equipment, 2 microtomes, a cryostat and a vibratome.

The microtomes and the tissue embedding system

Τhe cryostat and hoods 

he users can apply to a booking system to arrange, on a fee-charge basis, tissue processing, embedding, sectioning and staining with a series of stains that are performed by the facility technician. BRFAA researchers can also arrange a charge-free training by the facility technician, after which they will be able to use equipments like microtomes, cryostats or vibratomes by themselves, again through a booking system.

Take a look at the provided services in the respective section (Services)

For questions or requests please email Dr. Stelios Psarras
For any questions on booking and delivery of processed material please email Ms. Anna Agapaki.