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BIMAÅA_0432 Bioimaging and Microscopy 5 ECTS
Organised by
Biomedical Imaging
Person in charge
Diana Toivola

Learning outcomes

Obtain an overview of modern bioimaging techniques. Learn theoretical and practical light microscopy. Obtain knowledge of the history and development of microscopes, and get an overview of modern imaging techniques.Learn microscope parts, optics, light, light paths and fluorescence. Learn common staining and sectioning techniques. Learn the theory and practics of Köhler-illumination and basics of microphotography and digital image handling.


Theoretical and practical knowledge in light microscopy. This includes knowledge in the development of modern microscopy, the parts of a microscope, optics and illumination pathways, staining techniques and Köhler illumination.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures, web-based exercises, laboratory work, report with figures, exam.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English

Lectures, web-based exercises, laboratory work, report with figures, exam.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Laboratory booklet, Moodle

Belongs to following study modules

Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Institute of Biomedicine
Institute of Biomedicine
Major subject studies (Biomedical Imaging)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Institute of Biomedicine
DP in Biomedicine
Finnish Study Modules
MDP in Drug Discovery and Development
MDP in Biomedical Imaging
Biomedical Imaging