Microscopy Course

BIOL 5070 (3 Credits) - Fall Semester - Gilmer Hall

Practical usage of various microscopy imaging methodologies to study the morphology and cellular function in various biological systems from single cell to single molecule in cells and tissues. Topics include basic theory of microscopy, imaging and image analysis to solve various biological questions, fluorophore labeling, technical and hands on training on various microscopy techniques applied in different biological and biomedical investigations.

Lectures, discussion, student presentations and laboratory.
Prerequisite: Instructor Permission - Email: ap3t@virginia.edu
Instructor: Prof. Ammasi Periasamy
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W.M. Keck Center for Cellular Imaging (KCCI)

Example projects from previous students

Amanda Toepfer's Proposal and Final Report
Xiaodong Zhong's Final Report
James Parelli's Final Report
John Pickard's Final Report
Marc Schwartz's Final Report