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  • Eye Donation for TransplantationBMSC90014

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject awards graduates with advanced knowledge necessary for completion of the full donation process -inclusive of the legalities. Graduates shall develop enhanced procedural and communication skills required to; complete a comprehensive donor assessment and consent process with a next-of-...

  • Metabolism and NutritionBCMB30011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The interpretation of nutritional information relies on an understanding of how nutrients are metabolised and what can go wrong in disease states. The subject material covers control of the digestion and absorption of nutrients; the regulation of blood glucose concentration and the causes of diab...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 1BCMB40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students complete a major research project in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology under the supervision of a member of the Department or affiliated institution.

  • Advanced Coursework in Medical BiologyBMSC40007

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    The purpose of the advanced coursework is to develop professional and scientific skills necessary for general scientific inquiry. The knowledge gained will foster the student’s capacity to identify questions and generate ideas as well as providing a framework for students to use in order to appro...

  • Genetically Modified OrganismsBTCH90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject investigates genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their potential benefits for humankind in the 21st century, against the background of controversy and public concern triggered by the release of transgenic plants and animals into the food chain. The course examines the contrast ...

  • Advanced Molecular Biology TechniquesBTCH90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is focussed on the use of molecular techniques to study gene and protein functions in a range of organisms. It aims to provide students with an advanced understanding of the strategies and techniques used in molecular biology of relevance both to the biotechnology industry and to adv...

  • Principles of Eye Bank PracticeBMSC90013

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject arms students - who have completed the Specialist Certificate: Fundamentals in Eye Banking, with advanced professional and technical skills required of progressive eye banks in the 21 st century. The subject packages a comprehensive exploration into ocular and cellular microbiology a...

  • Stem Cells in Development & RegenerationCEDB30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to advanced research topics in modern stem cell biology with respect to current roles of stem cells in development of organisms, regenerative medicine and ethical considerations of biotechnological applications. Different types of stem cells will be discussed wit...

  • BiotechnologyBTCH20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course focuses on exploring and understanding the science underpinning the biotechnology revolution. Principles of molecular, cellular and process engineering are explained, and their applications in industry, agriculture, and medicine surveyed. Forums on currently active topics feature invi...

  • Concepts in Cell & Developmental BiologyCEDB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject develops a student’s knowledge of cell and developmental biology, introduced in second year subjects. The subject is arranged for students to gain an understanding of the approaches used to study cell biology and developmental biology and an appreciation of the major concepts involved...

  • Fundamentals of Cell BiologyCEDB20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject builds on the basic cell biology concepts introduced in first year biology and develops students’ understanding of the processes that regulate the structure and function of eukaryotic cells. Using examples from plant and animal cells, the subject will outline the cellular structures a...

  • Developmental BiologyCEDB30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    In this subject students will gain a detailed understanding of the molecular, biochemical and cellular events that regulate the development of specialised cells, tissues and organs during embryonic development. In particular, cell signalling pathways that regulate embryonic induction, tissue inte...

  • Natural HistoryLARC10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is natural history. This is an old, lovely, and holistic term referring to what is in the natural world. This subject joins the humanities and the sciences; it will be delivered across disciplines, with a rich and exciting mix of material and information. It is an overview of: human ...

  • Site TectonicsLARC30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces landscape as a three-dimensional space. Aspects of site grading and earthwork manipulation will be explored, including their experiential and functional implications. The Importance of landform modelling to the design vocabulary of landscape architecture will be introduced...

  • Genomics and BioinformaticsBTCH90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject describes current technologies used to sequence genomes - the starting point for comparative analyses of genes and proteins. The field of informatics has evolved to analyse and interpret large amounts of data generated by the new biotechnologies. Advanced topics will include transcri...

  • Trends & Issues in Agrifood BiotechBTCH30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will acquire knowledge of the recent and important developments in biotechnology related to agriculture and food and develop an understanding of local and global issues in biotechnology in relation to environment health and sustainable crop and animal production. This subject will provid...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 2BCMB40010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to Part 1 - BCMB40009 for details

  • Techniques in Molecular ScienceBCMB20005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This is a subject suitable for students taking life science and biomedical subjects. It offers an introduction to the techniques used in many areas of molecular science. Students taking the course will develop practical skills in the laboratory and an understanding of the techniques used in bioc...

  • Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyBCMB20002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, building on 1st year chemical principles relating molecular structure to biological function. The content includes a detailed introduction to the structure of biological building blocks (amino acids, nucleic acids...

  • Designing Living SystemsLARC20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Ecological design is an interdisciplinary endeavour that demands a high level of scientific literacy from the lead designer. This subject, Designing Living Systems, examines the technical aspects of ecological design in the urban context. Through a series of lectures, seminars and tutorials deli...