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Summer School - Animal Histology and Organology, 2022, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Publish Date: Mar 20, 2022

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Event Dates: from Jul 10, 2022 12:00 to Jul 23, 2022 12:00

The course is focused on the description of animal tissue structure within the main tissue type categories, description of the structure of animal organs, interpretation of the relationship between the structure and associated function of tissues and organs. The course will include the theoretical and practical part with histological sections presentation, individual work with permanent microscopic preparations and their documentation.

1. Animal histology and organology - introduction, light microscopy
2.-5. Histology - types of animal tissues, their characteristics and descriptive microscopic examination, structure and associated function
6.-10. Organology - cardiovascular and immune system, respiratory system, urinary and excretory system, gastrointestinal system, nervous and endocrinous system, integumentary system. Characteristics, descriptive microscopic examination, structure and function of these systems.

Course leader
Helena Nejezchlebová, Monika Dušková, Iveta Hodová

Target group
Open to Bachelors with at least a knowledge of biology at the secondary school level with interests in animals, histology, organology, tissues, organs, microscopic anatomy, structure, function

Course aim
This course falls under Masaryk University's 'Intensive Summer School'. Students will study their classes in the morning and in the afternoon be free to participate in social and cultural activities arranged in and around Brno.

Fee info
EUR 400: The full cost of this programme is €1000. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees

- Accommodation in Brno (10-23 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 350: discount for partner university students

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