Training - UCSD Courses

NCMIR offers courses through the Department of Neurosciences at UCSD.

golgi NEU259: Introduction to Light and Electron Microscopy
This 4-unit graduate course designed to be an introduction to microscopy will review basic principles of light and electron microscopy and introduce a variety of advanced microscopy research methods. This will be accomplished through 2 hours of formal lecture and 1.5-hour demonstrations each week. Examinations will be administered to cover topics presented in lecture. Prerequisite: permission of the instructors. Sat/Unsat grades.  Next course offering, Date TBD.

 

 

 

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NEU260: Workshop in Light and Electron Microscopy 
This 4-unit graduate course will review basic principles of light and electron microscopy and introduce a variety of advanced microscopy research methods. This will be accomplished through formal lectures and hands-on training on specimen preparation, instrumentation, and image analysis. Each student will bring their own project based on their intended thesis work that will benefit from the application of the techniques presented in the course. Practical examinations will be administered to cover topics presented in lab. Students in the laboratory course will provide a formal presentation of their results at the end of the quarter. This course is offered through the HHMI-NIBIB Interfaces program. You must be enrolled in this program to take this course.  Next course offering, Date TBD.

 

 

3D image of halved human brain

NEU257: Mammalian Neuroanatomy
This introductory course in mammalian neuroanatomy is geared towards students with a limited neuroanatomy background. Lectures provide a review of major systems and structures in the brain, with an emphasis on human anatomy and a reference to mouse systems. The lecture meets once per week.  Next course offering, Date TBD.