BIO V7200 Biological Electron Microscopy

Preparation of materials and their examination by means of Transmission and Scanning electron microscopes. Techniques include methods of fixation and embedment for TEM; thin sectioning, staining, critical point drying, sputter coating, microscope operation, photography, and dark room procedures. Students will complete a project of their choosing to demonstrate their ability to use their new skills.

Credits

4

Contact Hours

2 lect., 4 lab hr./wk. plus 3 hr. TBA