Casimir Course - Advanced Microscopy for Biology 2015



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Advanced Microscopy for Biology

This Casimir course is aimed at providing our PhD students with a solid background on the principles of optical and electron microscopy techniques and their applications to study biological processes from the single‐molecule to the cellular level.

On October 7th, 14th, 22nd, 28th, and November 4th (see attached scheme) the lecturers will elaborate on the following topics:

  • Fluorescence, microscopy, correlation spectroscopy, application FRET  
  • Superresolution fluorescence microscopy  
  • Live cell/animal fluorescence/bioluminescence imaging  
  • SEM, TEM, AFM  
  • Cryo‐TEM, Electron tomography, correlative light and electron microscopy  

Lab tours are also part of the course days. For an overview of the topics and involved lecturers, please see the attached course schedule.

Credits: 5 GSC

Registration: This course has started, it is not possible to register anymore.


30 May - 14 June 2023

UQ-Bio Summer schoollink

12 - 16 June 2023

Quantum Meets 2023link

20 June 2023

Kavli Colloquiumlink

12 September 2023

Annual LION Science Daylink

5 October 2023

Kavli Daylink