is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2017.
Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).
Aim: To introduce stereological techniques which can be used for three-dimensional quantification by means of measurements on physical, optical or virtual section planes obtained by microscopy and other imaging techniques.
Learning outcome: After completion of the course, the student should be able to:
Contents: Theory of general stereology including the determination of number, connectivity, length, surface, volume and shape by means of microscopy and other imaging techniques. A significant part of the course is informal workshops in the evening where the students' own projects can be discussed with all teachers. Special designed software will be demonstrated, and it can be used for participants’ own projects. Notes comprising theoretical background and practical stereological methods are provided for use during and after the course. The course will be finished with an exam.
Head of course: Jens Randel Nyengaard
Instructors: Johnnie Bremholm Andersen, Jens Randel Nyengaard, Karl-Anton Dorph-Petersen, Karsten Nielsen and Stine Hasselholt Andersen
Number of Participants: Max 24 participants
Dates and times: 31 October to 2 November 2017
Place: Sandbjerg Manor, Sønderborg
Course fee: DKK 5,120 (including stay during the course).
Participation in the course is without cost for:
Application deadline: 1 September 2017