The University of Virginia -
offers the following courses involving the Scanning Electron Microscope
|Biology 244||1 sem. hr.||SEM Theoretical Aspects||Professor Kunigelis||Each semester|
|Biology 245||1 sem. hr||SEM Practical Concepts I||Professors Baird and Kunigelis||Each semester|
||1 sem. hr||SEM for the Arts||Professor Baird||Each semester
Our faculty and students have presented papers at meetings of the Appalachian Regional Microscopy Society (AReMS) . Additional information about AReMS may be seen at this link.
The following links are for
that were produced by members of the SEM courses at UVA-Wise.
A View of the SEM at University of Virginia - Wise
Pollen of Thunbergia (or are they tennis balls?)
Face of a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
Glandular trichomes on leaf surface of autumn olive (Elaeagnus)
Scolex of the tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta
Eggs of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta
You are invited to visit the the
University of Virginia's College at Wise
where undergraduate students have the opportunity to use the SEM in
and in student research projects. To go directly to the web
site of the Natural Science Department, click here.
Although the scanning electron microscope is an instrument of science, it produces images that are challenging to students of the visual arts. An effort to make this instrument available to these students is a part of our SEM program. Click here to visit the SEM FOR THE ARTS page.