BIOL 4560


(Lab Required) This intensive course covers a spectrum of animal tissue and cell preparation techniques for microscopy and a survey of the variety of types of microscopy. These span all types of microscopy; live cell techniques, fixation and tissue processing methods for both paraffin embedding media and plastic media, sectioning and staining imaging and image processing, introduction to histochemistry and immunocytochemistry and electron microscopy. This is a practical course with a major hands-on laboratory emphasis. Prerequisites: BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1031 (C+); or consent of department. This course is restricted to students in year 3 or 4 of a Major or Honours degree program.

Fall 2017 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Erwin Huebner
    CRN: 11539
    Lecture Location: 401 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructors: Erwin Huebner
    CRN: 11540
    Laboratory Location: 523 Buller
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, W.
  • B02
    Instructors: Erwin Huebner
    CRN: 11541
    Laboratory Location: 523 Buller
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot E3: 7:00 PM–10:00 PM, W.

Important Dates

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

January 3: First day of classes for Winter Term