Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Electron Microscopic Techniques HST 513 0 2 + 0 2 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. NUREDDİN CENGİZ
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Course Objective Elucidating about electron microscopic technics
Course Content Theorical informing about transmision electron microscopic technics
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Electron microscopic tissue processing Lecture, Oral Exam,
2 Electron microscopic section Lecture, Oral Exam,
3 Electron microscopic staining Lecture, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Types of electron microscopes and their usage
2 Preparation of biological materials for Scanning Electron Microscope
3 Preparation of soft tissues for Scanning Electron Microscope
4 Preparation of tissues
5 Fixation materials
6 Fixation process
7 Midterm
8 Buffers and wash solutions
9 Dehydration techniques
10 Drying of samples
11 Drying of samples
12 Placing of tissues in stubs
13 Sealing of samples
14 Observing samples
Course Notes
Course Resources 1.John Kuo. Electron Microscopy: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology). Humana Press; 2nd edition (February 27, 2007)
2.John D. Bancroft. Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques. Churchill Livingstone; 1 edition (1996).
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
2 Being able to have knowledge and understand the basic information of histology and embriology. X
3 Being able to learn tissue preparing and cutting technics for light microscope investigation. X
5 Being able to apply histochemstry staining technics. X
6 Being able to prepare scientific article related to the field, present it verbally and written. X
7 Being able to have knowledge and skills professionally and understand the ethics rules of academical environment. X
8 To have knowledge about histologic structures of organs and tissues belonging to the system. X
9 To establish connection between microscopic structures and their functions of organs and tissues belonging to the system. X
10 To have knowledge about embryological developments of organs and tissues belonging to the system. X
11 To have knowledge about abnormalities that may take place during the development of organs and tissues belonging to the system. X
12 To have knowledge about electron microscopic structure of a cell. X
13 To establish connection between the structure and functions of a cell. X
14 To evaluate an embryo and to score it. X
15 To use a microscope, to evaluate a preparate. X
16 To have knowledge about hormonal mechanisms and their malfunctions of fertility. X
17 To know the exact meanings of scientific and medical terms, and to use them properly. X
18 To have knowledge about the histological structures of basic tissues and their functions. X
19 To have knowledge about components of basic tissues and their functions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Sözlü Sınav 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 7 112
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Oral Examination 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 147
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.88
dersAKTSKredisi 6