Histology: lectures and theoretical-practical exercises
The course of Histology and Embryology intends to familiarize the student with the fundamental processes of embryonic development, and with the molecular mechanisms that lead to the formation of differentiated cells that form the tissues of the adult organism.
The course aims to provide students with the basic concepts of tissue organization, the morphological and functional characteristics of tissues, cells and subcellular structures of the human organism, their classification and derivation from embryonic tissues layers.
Other topics are the role of stem cells and differentiating factors in the maintenance of differentiated tissue status and tissue repair.
The student must acquire: 1) the ability to identify and classify tissues in histological preparations under an optical microscope; 2) to recognize the structural characteristics of differentiated cells within different tissues; 3) familiarity with scientific terminology in the field of histology and embryology,