SK3514 Super Resolution Microscopy 3.0 credits

Superupplösande mikroskopi

Super-resolution microscopy

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

Information for research students about course offerings

Next course Jan/Feb 2018 (pre-studies week1 [29/1-2/2]; week2 lecturing and demo-sessions [6-8/2]; take-home exam week3 [12/2-16/2])

Intended learning outcomes

Aquire extended knowhow on how all superresolution techniques work (SIM, STED, dSTORM, PALM) and how to apply them in biological research (pros & cons)

Course main content

Acquired hands-on experience regarding the superesolution techniques.

Present and critically discuss own scientific work and how to apply super resolution fluorescence microscopy in individual research projects.


Take-home basic studies, lectures from experts in the field, experimental sessions


Registered PhD-student together with submission of research plan (ALM access form)

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Forskningsartiklar, föreläsningspresentationer

(Review articles, lecture materials/hand-outs)


Grading scale: P/F

Requirements for final grade

Written take-home assignment of writing a research plan (3-4 pages) where superresolution microscopy is applied to solve a relevant question based on the acquired knowledge during the course sessions

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics


Hans Blom 070-6882997; Ilaria Testa


Hjalmar Brismar <>

Supplementary information



Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2013.