Starting from the basics of fluorescence, the students are familiarized with fluorescence measurement techniques, instrumentation, related chemistry and biochemistry and applications of fluorescence in bioanalytical research.

The course is taught in English, and includes lectures and a written assignment at the end as well as an exam (1-5)
Topics include:
Fluorescence basics, Instrumentation and optical components, Spectroscopy, Light detectors and light sources, Labels and label chemistry, Fluorescence applications: FRET, FCS, FRAP, microscopy, cytometry, immunoassays.