Histology: Types of Tissues

Histology: Types of Tissues

by Geoffrey Meyer, PhD

Gain expert knowledge on cell and tissue types

All human organ systems are basically built from a huge, but limited, number of cells. In this course, the 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 tissues. It provides the basis to later understand the structures and functions of the human organ systems.

Other content included in this course is:

  • Epithelial Tissues
  • Connective Tissues
  • Muscle Tissues

Course Details

  • Videos 94
  • Duration 10:42 h
  • Quiz questions 254
  • Articles 16


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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Accurate and easy-to-grasp explanations; Well done!
By Andrea C. on 19. March 2019 for Conducting Cells

Includes the basis for understanding but touches on interesting details as well. Easy to follow and leaves a solid understanding!

By Victoria W. on 10. March 2019 for Connective Tissue

Dr. Meyer has really interesting lectures and makes Histology fun! I think his pacing works well, and he has a natural and straightforward way of explaining concepts.

well put together for a nice intro into histology
By Christopher A. on 05. March 2019 for Cell Structure

well put together esp the simple intro description of the skin

if there are zoom in picture it will be more better
By ahmad a. on 02. March 2019 for Organization of a Skeletal Muscle Fiber

very interesting lecture and good lecturer I have benefited really , good luck