This 1.5 ECTS course held at Umeå University is aimed to introduce a variety of bioimaging techniques to provide course participants with sufficient knowledge to navigate in the field of Bioimaging. It will introduce the concepts and practice use of advanced techniques within light-, and electron-microscopy, optical reconstruction tomography, vibrational spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging as well as multi-modal and correlative imaging techniques. The course will give an insight to what instruments and imaging facilities are available today. Students will also learn how to design imaging experiments, ethical considerations, data processes and analysis, figure presentation. The work will be presented at an examining seminar.

Form of teaching: Lectures 26 hours, practical demonstrations 4 hours

Examination: Presentation of take home assignment

Application deadline: 20 November, 2016.

NDPIA participants from other universities than Umeå University will be admitted if there are vacancies. For those not employed by Umeå University: please first contact showing your interest in the course. She will then provide you with credentials to log in and apply to the course via this application link (to the right – "login without CAS").

Maximum number of participants: 12

Language: English

Course directors:
Richard Lundmark
Phone number: +46 70 620 2464

Ulf Ahlgren
Phone number: +46 70 220 9228

Course administrator
Anita Dreyer Perkiömäki
Phone: +46 90 786 5117

Department: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine

When admitted to the course NDPIA participants can apply for travel and accommodation support by filling out the form below.


Bookings are closed for this event.