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300674 PP Submicroscopical anatomy and preparatory techniques in electronmicroscopy (2015S)

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


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


max. 8 participants
Language: German



Vorbesprechung am 27.02.2015 um 11.15 Uhr im Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien
Block findet vom 02.03.2015 - 20.03.2015 (23.03.2015) täglich ganztägig statt


Aims, contents and method of the course

The topic of this course is a project of ultrastructural research. Following the motto "learning by doing" emphasis is put on teaching the fundamental methods of electron microscopy and the presentation of the scientific results (poster, paper). At the end of this intensive three weeks course students are qualified to tackle a problem in ultrastructural research and to use the instruments of the electron microscopy laboratory.

Assessment and permitted materials

Workshop, protocol, poster, review of relevant literature, oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Ability to work on a project in ultrastructural research. Choice of suitable methods, presentation of the results as poster and oral, as well as discussion of the results in a workshop. At the end of the course the participants are qualified to work as electronmicroscopists and they have the fundamental knowhow for the interpretation of structures (as seen in the electron microscopes).

Examination topics

TEM, SEM, Ultramicrotomes, sectioning (SD and UD), fixation, dehydration, embedding, knife production, staining, CP drying, sputter - coating

Reading list

Will be handed out on the first day of the practial.

Association in the course directory

MZO 2, B-BZO 12, B-BZO 13 , B-BPF 9, B-BPF 10

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:44