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BIOL 5450 Advanced Lab in Cell Imaging (Fall/Spring: 2 )


Course Description

This course will survey the various visualization techniques and instruments used by scientists and biomedical researchers: light microscopy, confocal, electron microscopy, super-resolution, and image processing. Students will discuss the experimental use of these techniques and instruments as described in the primary literature. The laboratory component will focus on becoming familiar with the instrumentation that we have available at Boston College. The course will culminate in individual projects of the students choosing utilizing equipment that we have in the laboratory.


Instructor(s): Bret Judson

Prerequisites: BIOL 2040 and additional coursework in cell and/or molecular biology.

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Comments: This course satisfies the advanced experience requirement for biology majors.


Last Updated: 10-Jan-14