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300416 PP 3-D Imaging and Modeling Using MicroCT (2014S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung Thursday 6 Mar. 11:00 in the Theoretical Biology Department imaging lab, 2. Ebene, 3. Spange. Project work is not in a single time block, and students' work schedule during the semester can be flexible.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 10 participants
Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will design and carry out projects using x-ray microtomographic (microCT) imaging of small biological samples and produce a research report in the form of a poster or paper. Techniques will include applications of image processing and analysis software to 2- and 3-D images, 3-D image reconstruction and visualisation, and 3-D modeling.

Assessment and permitted materials

Based on attendance, participation, project proposal, and final presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will learn to write a project proposal, carry out a small research project, and how to present the results, while learning techniques and applications of 3D microscopic imaging.

Examination topics

Seminar discussions, independent reading, and small-group work with instructors.

Reading list

Literature specific to each project will be chosen by the instructors and students during development of the projects.

Association in the course directory

B-BZO 12, B-BZO 13, MZO 2

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