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Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Mon 20.11.2017
09:00 - 12:00
Mon 20.11.2017
13:00 - 16:00
Tue 21.11.2017
09:00 - 12:00
Tue 21.11.2017
13:00 - 16:00


  • The Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine coordinates the course.
  • This is an optional course.
  • The course is part of the Field-Specific Studies module.
  • The course is available to students of other degree programmes.

Introduction to bioimage analysis tools and methods. Subjects covered will include methods such as object recognition, intensity measurements, colocalization studies, and object tracking. Practical analysis training will concentrate on software freely available and installable via the university software portal, and on commercial software available on BIU analysis workstations.

This course is for second year and beyond doctoral candidates. In the autumn term, the course is not organised annually.

First day will begin with a morning of lectures on bioimage analysis methods and tools by international and national invited speakers. Afternoon sessions will be discussions of specific imaging challenges collected from the participants with lecturers and BIU & FIMM imaging staff.

The second day will be a workshop day on practical analysis tools, taught by BIU & FIMM staff, lecturers and commercial software representatives.

Pass/fail, attendance required

The scope of the course is 1 – 2 credits, depending on attendance and completed
assignments. For further information and course registration, please visit the doctoral
programme web page: http://www.helsinki.fi/dpbm/.

course will be organised as contact teaching (attendance required).