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CNWY40120 Advanced Biological Imaging

About the course

Designed for students who wish to understand and become critically aware of principles, practice and applications of rapidly developing imaging technologies

Credits ECTS 5

Dates November 14, 16; 21-24; 28, 30 & December 4th 2017

Schedule 12 lectures and 4 practical workshops over 4 weeks

Module co-ordinator   Dr Dimitri Scholz

Venue  Various (UCD Conway Institute, Science Centre West & Health Sciences)

Registration Closes: Friday, 10 November 2017

Places available Limited

Course structure

The module will be delivered over 4 weeks with morning lectures/seminars and 4 associated practical sessions.

Credit requirements

You will have satisfactory attendance and will complete a presentation-based assignment.

What does it cover?

  • Principles of biologic imaging
  • Microscopy components
  • Bright field microscopy
  • Fluorescence and fluorescent markers
  • Confocal microscopy
  • High content screening and image analysis
  • Histology and immunohistochemistry
  • FRET, FRAP, STED, FLIM and FCS
  • Ultrastructural imaging

Why enrol?

Particular focus is given to white and fluorescent light-based imaging approaches. A series of lectures will inform about the concepts of imaging and microscopy; application of histology, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence; basics of confocal microscopy, light sheet microscopy, super resolution microscopy, multi-photon microscopy, high content screening microscopy; techniques in light microscopy and live cell imaging; and also the relationship between light microscopy and electron microscopy.

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