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PhD course in stereology 2010

When and where

Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark, 14-16 September 2010.

Programme

Tuesday 14

10.00 - 10.45 Lecture: Definition of probes, sampling and basic statistics
10.45 - 11.30 Lecture: Volume estimation, Cavalieri principle
11.30 - 12.30 Exercise: Volume estimation
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Lecture: The fractionator principle (systematic sampling)
14.45 - 15.45 Exercise: The fractionator
15.45 - 16.15 Coffee
16.15 - 17.00 Lecture: The disector, counting and sampling in 3D
17.00 - 18.00 Exercise: Number estimation
18.30 - Get-together-dinner

Wednesday 15

09.00 - 09.45 Lecture: Length and Surface, IUR
09.45 - 10.45 Exercise: Length estimation
10.45 - 11.15 Coffee
11.15 - 12.00 Lecture: Estimation via ratios, multilevel sampling design
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.00 Lecture: How many animals, blocks, sections?
14.00 - 15.00 Demonstration of computer-assisted stereology
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee
15.15 - 16.00 Lecture: More disector sampling, including connectivity
16.00 - 17.00 Exercise: Connectivity
19.00 -

Dinner

Thursday 16

09.00 - 09.30 Lecture: Vertical sections
09.30 - 11.00 Exercise: Surface from vertical sections - bananametry
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee
11.15 - 12.00 Exercise: Length from vertical projection - roots
12.00 - 12.45 Lecture: Tissue deformation, slicing, sectioning, tools and gadgets
12.45 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.15 Lecture: Sampling and Sizing of particles
14.15 - 15.15 Exercise: The nucleator
15.15 - 15.30 Coffee and evaluation
15.30 - 16.15 Exercise: Point sampled intercept
16.15 - 16.45 Exam
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