Course Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Lu Lei (email: LULEI@ntu.edu.sg)
Academic Unit: 3 AU
Availability: Semester 2
Course Type: BS-Major-PE
Language of instruction: English
Teaching hours: Lectures: 26 hours; Tutorials: 10 hours; Practicals: 9 hours
To understand the basic concepts and principles in modern bio-imaging instruments and the different bio-imaging techniques used in research and clinical applications.
Bio-imaging has been and will continue to play a central role in the field of biological sciences and medicine. This course will introduce basic concepts and principles of bio-imaging instruments and techniques. Lectures will be delivered at a biologist point of view. Components of physics and mathematics in the course will be kept at a level sufficient to understand the key concepts and principles.
*Prerequisites for Incoming Exchange Students:
- The students should be familiar with different components of a light microscope understand basic principles of major modern microscopes. They should be aware how to choose the right microscope for their research.
- The students should be able to know the basic concepts and principles of electron microscope and modern medical imaging instruments.
- The students should be able to analyze and interpret image data at the beginner level.
Equivalent of A-Level Biology and Biology or Biotechnology major