gsw200 - Microscopic Imaging in Biomedical Sciences (Complete module description)

gsw200 - Microscopic Imaging in Biomedical Sciences (Complete module description)

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Module label Microscopic Imaging in Biomedical Sciences
Modulkürzel gsw200
Credit points 3.0 KP
Workload 90 h
Institute directory Department of Human Medicine
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) > Skills Modules
Zuständige Personen
  • Dedek, Karin (module responsibility)
  • Groß, Petra (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Dedek, Karin (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Solovyeva, Vita (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Enrolment in Master´s programmes Molecular Biomedicine and Neuroscience. 
Skills to be acquired in this module
  + deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
  + data analysis skills
++ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ data presentation and discussion (written and spoken)
  + team work
Module contents
The module focuses on microscopy, imaging and methods of microscopy.

Basics in optics, microscopy methods, image processing, biomedical applications

Examples for selected microscopy methods and their application.
Different microscopical methods and their applications are discussed and compared. Students will understand the basics and limitations of microscopy methods and learn to evaluate them. Selected methods are demonstrated.
Literature will be provided during the lecture/seminar
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency afternoon event during winter semester
Module capacity 16 (
Selection criteria: attendance at first meeting
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Teaching/Learning method Lecture and Seminar
Previous knowledge basic physics, basic cell biology
Lehrveranstaltungsform Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 1 WiSe 14
Seminar 1 WiSe 14
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 28 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module

graded: written examination (60 min.),
ungraded: presentation 

Note: to qualify for the exam, regular participation during the semester is mandatory, no more than 2 days of absence