Ultrastructural Cell Biology
Name of the department: Department of Anatomy, Ultrastructural Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki
Name of the research project: Introduction of biological electron microscopy
Head of the department: Professor Akira Sawaguchi, MD, PhD
Research Associate Fumiyo Toyoshima, MD, PhD
Research Associate Nobuyasu Takahashi, MD, PhD
Duration of the project: Two weeks
Period of year: March
Acceptable number of students (per period/per year): 2/year
Description of the project:
Our studies are focused on the functional morphology of gastric parietal cells associated with gastric acid secretion at the electron microscopic level. In this Exchange Students program, we are pleased to introduce you a basic procedure of biological sample preparation for electron microscopy.
Aim of the project: To be familiar with biological sample preparation for electron microscopy.
Requirements (if special knowledge is needed): No special knowledge is needed, but students who are interested in electron microscopy are highly recommended.
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