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gsw200 - Microscopic Imaging in Biomedical Sciences
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Module label Microscopic Imaging in Biomedical Sciences
Module code gsw200
Credit points 3.0 KP
Workload 90 h
Institute directory Department of Human Medicine
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) > Skills Modules
Responsible persons
Dedek, Karin (Module responsibility)
Dedek, Karin (Authorized examiners)
Groß, Petra (Authorized examiners)
Solovyeva, Vita (Authorized examiners)
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.

Reader's advisory
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
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture and Seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge basic physics, basic cell biology
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
1 WiSe 14
1 WiSe 14
Total time of attendance for the module 28 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module

Journal presentation (40%), written examination (60 min., 60%)

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