About The Block

The Block - Connect with colleagues, share knowledge, access resources.

Benefits of Membership

All NSH members have access to The Block, the online home for the histology community.  On The Block members can post topics for discussion and share their resources and knowledge.


Discussion Board

Save time by borrowing solutions you can trust. Post your questions to the Open Forum Section of the Block for real-time advice and troubleshooting tips from your fellow members.

NSH Members Forum on the Block


Member Directory

The NSH member directory searchable by name, company or location, allows you to easily get in touch with any NSH member making networking and collaboration easy.

Member Directory on the Block 


Image Bank

The Image Bank provides over 200 unique tissue and stain examples, giving troubleshooting techs and HT/HTL students a reliable reference. The Image Bank is available 24/7, to ensure accuracy every step of the way, from learning, to diagnosis, to treatment.

Image Bank on the Block

Antibody Database

The Antibody Database features a collection of over 250 antibody entries with information designed to eliminate the need for internal feasibility and cross relativity testing, saving your lab time.

Submit an entry to earn contact hours »

Antibody Database example from the Block

Governance Library

Access tools for NSH members including volunteer job descriptions, annual reports, house of delegate minutes, bylaws and more.  

Governance Library on the Block

Join NSH Today!

Why wait? Join NSH today to become part of an organization dedicated to providing you with the resources, education, and connections you need to grow in your career.

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Membership is open to anyone actively engaged or interested in histotechnology. Certification is not a prerequisite for NSH membership.