Course Syllabus Spring 2013

Microscopy for Biomedical Research
Kathy Walters, Course Director
Spring 2013
Tuesdays 3-5 pm 79 EMRB Laboratory-to be arranged
Date           Lecture Topic   

 January   22             Orientation & Project Design    
 January  29              Fixation & Sample Collection    
 February 05             Stereology-Unbiased Sampling   

 February 12             Introduction to Chemical Processing of Biological Specimens  
 February 19             Light Microscopy Optics    

 February 26             Fluorescence, Confocal, Multi-photon Microscopy 

 March     05             SEM Optics and Processing   

 March     12             TEM Optics and Image Optimization   

 March     19             Spring Break  

 March     26             Imaging Techniques by Chantal Allamargot

 April       02             Enzyme and Immunocytochemistry

 April       09             Exam

 April       16             Informal Presentation of Project Results with Micrographs

 April       23             Student Instrumentation presentations

 April       30             Scanning Probe Microscopy   

 May        07             Analysis Instrumentation

 May        14             Student Research Presentations