BIEN 535 Electron Microscopy and 3D Imaging for Biological Materials (3 credits)

Offered by: Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering)


BIEN : Introduction to electron microscopy and 3D imaging. Dual-beam microscopy (FIB-SEM, or focused ion beam – scanning electron microscope); conventional and cryogenic preparation methods for biological materials. Complementary methods such as X-ray diffraction, X-ray tomography, atom probe tomography. 3D image processing and analysis, and the fundamentals of deep learning in imaging.

Terms: Winter 2025

Instructors: Reznikov, Natalie (Winter)

  • 3-3-3

  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

  • Restrictions: Open to undergraduate (U3 or higher) and graduate students. Priority is given to bioengineering U3 undergraduate students.

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