Histology is the study of the microscopic structure of tissues through the visual examination of morphology and physiology at the cellular level. This course will examine cell structure and function using various staining techniques and describe recent advances in microscopy.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:1) identify the important aspects of cellular structure relative to function2) perform techniques that will help in understanding cell and tissue structure and function3) discover means of investigating cellular structure and function4) develop skills for appropriate experimental design and report writing
Other InformationPreference will be given to 3rd year students. Enrolment is restricted to 40 students and entry will be merit-based. Students should email firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 November to register for the course. A permission code will be emailed to students who have been admitted into the course.
- Laboratory report (30%; LO 1, 2, 4)
- Lab practical skills (20%; LO 2)
- Exam (50%; LO 1, 3)
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Workload3-4 hours of lectures each day followed by a laboratory session each afternoon over 2 weeks
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Biology Teaching and Learning Centre to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Prescribed TextsRecommended text: Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology by Guy Cox
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1622||03 Feb 2014||07 Feb 2014||07 Feb 2014||14 Feb 2014||In Person||N/A|