Principle of photochemical methods. DNA –demonstration by Feulgen techniques. Silver impregnation methods. Genes and genetic code. Tissue culture techniques. Chromosome analysis. Autoradiography – definition and principle. Organization of a medical museum. Method of colour maintenance. Fixation and storage of museum specimens. Special museum techniques e.g Dawson’s method. Principle of photography- macro and microphotography. Preparation of stained sections for microphotography. Preparation of specimens for macrophotography. Cytological normal cells. Histology of tissues. Atypical and malignant cells. Collection of cytological smears, processing and screening. Principle of electron microscopy. Practical based on the topics.


Level of Study: 400 Level