Educational Programs at the Institute

Histotechniques and Histology of the Anthozoa

IntroductionCourse ScheduleDraft Course Syllabus

Draft Syllabus

The following topics will be addressed during this course. Field and laboratory sessions will provide hands-on experience in all aspects of histology.


Leong Welcome to HIMB
Aeby, Price, Peters Introduction to the course
Aeby • Hawaiian marine habitats and anthozoans
• Qualitative field methods
• Quantitative field methods
Price • Fixation of anthozoan tissues
• Post-fixation (enrobing, decalcification, washing, trimming)
• Processing and embedding tissues
• Microtomy
• Staining
Peters • Basic anatomy and histology of the anthozoa
• Comparative histology of anthozoans
• Introduction to histopathology
• Diseases of anthozoans (especially corals)
Work Histopathology of Pacific anthozoans (especially corals)
For more information
on this course, contact:
Dr. Greta Aeby


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