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Biological AFM Microscopy

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
NAN 251 Biological AFM Microscopy 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: NAN 243 or BIO 275
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2009

This course provides experience characterizing and mapping biological molecules, organelles, and overall cell structure at both the microscale and the nanoscale. Topics include quantitative and qualitative techniques of fluorescence microscopy and fluid-phase atomic force microscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to create reports on laboratory projects incorporating fluorescence imaging and surface characterization with explanations of both theory and procedures.


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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