NWI-BM016C
Cellular Imaging in Four Dimensions
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleNWI-BM016C
Credits (ECTS)3
CategoryMA (Master)
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Science; BioWetenschappen;
Lecturer(s)
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Lecturer
prof. dr. R.E. Brock
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Lecturer
dr. J.A.M. Fransen
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Contactperson for the course
dr. W.J.H. Koopman
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Lecturer
dr. W.J.H. Koopman
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Lecturer
dr. P.H.G.M. Willems
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Academic year2017
Period
KW3  (05/02/2018 to 15/04/2018)
Starting block
KW3
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
  • Students gain knowledge into the fundamentals and applications of advanced cellular imaging techniques in biomedical research.
  • The lectures will provide the students with practical examples of ongoing research in the Molecular Life Sciences.
Content
I. Principles of fluorescence and electron microscopy
-Introduction to microscopy (Jack Fransen)
-Advanced microscopical techniques (Jack Fransen)
 
II. Image processing and quantification in microscopy
-Image processing and quantification (Werner Koopman)
 
III. State-of-the-art applications in biology and medicine
-Analysis of protein diffusion using FRAP (Werner Koopman)
-Imaging of Intracellular Protein Routing in Health and Disease (Jack Fransen)
-Dynamic Imaging of Cancer (Katarina Wolf)
-Analysis of molecular complexes in cellular signal transduction (Roland Brock)
 -‘Dyeing’ mitochondrial dynamics in metabolic disease (Peter Willems)
 
Teaching formats

• 20 hours lecture
• 60 hours individual study period

Additional comments
Contact: mrs L. Brocatus, 024-3614259, L.Brocatus@ncmls.ru.nl

Test information
The final written exam includes 10 essay questions, one question per subject.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Required materials
Blackboard
The subject manner will be provided through blackboard (powerpoint presentations of the lectures)

Instructional modes
Course occurrence

Lecture

Zelfstudie

Tests
Tentamen
Test weight1
OpportunitiesBlock KW3, Block KW4