Italy, Pisa

Theory and practice in transmission and scanning electron microscopy

when 20 January 2017 - 28 January 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 12 EC
fee EUR 500

Our Winter School is a practical, full-immersion course covering ultrastructural techniques that can be applied to the study of several biological subjects (cells, tissues, organisms).
The course will be divided in two parts: a) a theoretical part organized in lectures covering basic and advanced techniques in transmission and scanning electron microscopy; b) a practical part in which participants will be hosted in the laboratories and will be directly involved in the design and execution of experimental protocols regarding the main topics object of the lectures.

Course leader

Dr. Paola Lenzi

Target group

The school is open to all postgraduate students, especially to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and senior researchers from Universities, research institutes, clinics and industries. Undergraduate students will be also welcome. A maximum of 10 participants will be selected on the basis of their CV.

Credits info

12 EC
12 credits will be acknowledged by the University of Pisa according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), upon passing a final test covering the major topics

Fee info

EUR 500: Meals and accomodation not included.

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