Universität Wien FIND

300221 UE Transmission Electron Microscopy of Cells and Tissues -Techniques and Preparation (2016W)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 6 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes

Wednesday, 12th Oct. 2016
9:00– 12:00 Safety instruction and lecture (Conference room Zoology)
12:30 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Thursday, 13th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Friday, 14th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Monday, 17th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Tuesday, 18th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Wednesday, 19th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 11:00 Lecture (Conference room Zoology)
11:00-17:00 Practical work (EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Thursday, 20th Oct. 2016
9:00 – 17:00 Practical work, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)

Friday, 21st Oct.2016
9:00 – 13:00 Final discussion and exam, EM-Lab Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research (CIUS)


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

select suitable methods for TEM sample preparation, practical work in our chemistry lab, handling of equipment for sample preparation incl. ultrathin sectioning with ultramicrotomes, work with TEMs, interpretation and evaluation of the results.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation: 40%
Oral exam: 30%
Protocol: 30%
Every item has to be positive.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Theoretical knowledge (lecture). Application of equipment for sample preparation and TEMs (practical work). Evaluation, discussion and interpretation of the results.

Examination topics

Ability to select suitable methods for TEM sample preparation, practical work in our chemistry lab, handling of equipment for sample preparation incl. ultrathin sectioning with ultramicrotomes, work with TEMs, interpretation and evaluation of the results.

Reading list

M. A. Hayat (2000). Principles and Techniques of Electron Microscopy- Biological Applications. 4th Edition, Cambridge University Press, isbn: 9780521632874

Association in the course directory

MZO W-1, WZB, M-WZB

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