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Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 39100 - Laboratory in Cell Structure – Biological Electron Microscopy

The students will learn basic concepts of transmission electron microscope, principles of biological sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy, various electron microscopy applications, to be familiar with the morphology of different organelles inside the mammalian cell, and understand the functions of each organelle.
Lab projects involve: (1) perfusion fixation of mouse tissues; (2) routine transmission electron microscopy sample preparation; (3) techniques and tools used for microtomy; (4) transmission electron microscope alignment; and (5) imaging various cellular ultra-structures using a transmission electron microscope.
prereq or coreq: Instructor Permission
7 hrs.
4 cr.
spring only