Faculty-Student Engagement: Microscopy

justin watckins working on a microscope

A recent article by Alex Abrams features how the advanced microscopy facilities of Wake Forest Department of Biology are a strong resource for teaching and research.  An important aspect of having such advanced facilities and training equally available to students and Faculty is interaction, engagement, and cross-mentorship.

Dr. Floge’s cutting-edge research is part of WFU’s strong commitment over the past decade to making Microscopy – the science of using microscopes to observe objects that cannot be seen with the naked eye – more accessible to undergraduate students. — Alex Abrams

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students learn a variety of microscopy techniques in their course of study

photo: HB Harding at laser-confocal microscope

Heather Brown Harding showing an advanced laser-confocal microscope.