For students attending the course Tissue Biology, (4hp) course code 1BI040

Initially, general aspects of tissue structure as well as central morphological concepts in histology are presented. The emphasis of the course is on understanding the histological appearance of different organ systems and the connection to their functions.


Course information

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

Regarding knowledge and understanding

explain the specific functions of different cell types,

describe how different tissues are built up, and explain how the constituent cells contribute to the functions of the tissues,

explain the theories behind and the applications of the most common methods of analysis of different tissues.

Regarding skill and ability

be able to identify tissues and their cells in histological tissue sections,

plan an experimental tissue analysis project.

Welcome information


We hope that you will enjoy this course and that you will find it instructive and rewarding. You will find all the information you need on the course pages in Canvas, which you will have access to in connection with the start of the course (and you have registered in Ladok).

Schedule Tissue Biology


Sara Windahl

Course Coordinator

Jolly Sandberg

Course administrator