Optical Microscopy & Imaging in the Biomedical Sciences

This course will enable the participants to obtain and interpret high quality microscope data, to understand and assess potential artifacts, to perform quantitative optical measurements, and to generate digital images for documentation and analysis that accurately present the data.

Zebrafish Development and Genetics

Over the past 20 years, the zebrafish has emerged as a powerful model system for the study of vertebrate development and disease. This course will focus on the development and genetics of zebrafish and will cover time proven as well as novel technologies geared towards their application in zebrafish.