Histology: Types of Tissues

Histology: Types of Tissues

by Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Gain expert knowledge on cells and tissue

All human organ systems are basically built from a huge, but limited number of cells. In this course, experienced and passionate Professor Geoffrey Meyer lines out the basic building blocks of human life.

The course covers basic cell types as well as specific tissue. It provides the basis to later understand the structures and functions of the human organ systems.

Other contents this course includes are:

  • Epithelial Tissues
  • Connective Tissues
  • Muscle Tissues

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 7:42 h
  • Quiz questions 76
  • Topic reviews 13


Your Educators of course Histology: Types of Tissues

 Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Prof. Geoffrey Meyer works at the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia.
He is the Coordinator for Histology on the Federative International Program for Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA).
Professor Meyer is also the creator of “Meyer’s Histology” (http://histology-online.com) and, in collaboration with Professor John Campbell and Michael Hall, has provided an extensive collection of learning and teaching resources to deliver a histology course completely available online. Geoffrey Meyer’s research activities focus on developing innovative, computer-aided learning and teaching tools.

He has received a number of awards for his work, including the Australian University Teaching Award.
In 2006, and again in 2014, he received UWA Teaching Fellowships. Professor Meyer was also awarded a prestigious ALTC (Australian Learning and Teaching Council) Fellowship in 2009 and is currently the Project Leader on ALTC Project Grants.

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Great lecture
By Facundo B. on 16. January 2017 for Epithelium

Great lecture! It is easy to understand and very clearly explained. I think this kind of lectures are great to listen before you read your textbook, so that you alredy have an idea about the topic you are about to read. I really loved it, thank you.

By Phoebe A. on 11. January 2017 for Muscle Tissue

Excellent, really detailed and delivered in a very simplistic way. After listening to this lecture I did not require to read lecture slides, clearly understood everything

very good
By Tiia A. on 15. December 2016 for Muscle Tissue

I liked this lecture, because it was very easy to follow and clearly explained

i like it
By Jose H. on 03. December 2016 for Epithelium

i like it. it is a very helpful lecture. thanks now i can read and understand

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