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  • Molecular Aspects of Cell BiologyBCMB30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will describe the molecular mechanisms underpinning eukaryotic cell organisation, morphology and behaviour and their importance in biomedicine. We will explore the relationships between cellular organisation and the biological functions of normal, stressed and malignant cells, as wel...

  • Postgraduate Lectures in Medical BiologyBMSC40007

    Offered:Year LongYear:2018

    Lectures in specialised areas of biomedical research relevant to research in particular in the areas of immunology, cancer biology, haematology, molecular biology, immuno-parasitology, developmental biology, and mammalian genetics. Postgraduate Lecture Series taught weekly from March to August, p...

  • Eye Donation for TransplantationBMSC90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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-...

  • Genomics and BioinformaticsBTCH90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Stem Cells in Development & RegenerationCEDB30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Concepts in Cell & Developmental BiologyCEDB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Principles of Eye Bank PracticeBMSC90013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Medical Biology Research Project Part 1BMSC40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    The student will conduct an original research project in a research laboratory under supervision of a research scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute from February to November. The student will be introduced to current literature and techniques in specialised areas. The research project...

  • Fundamentals in Eye BankingBMSC90012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject is the foundation specialist program for eye banking and associated sectors. Graduates will commence with an exploration of the sector’s history, and the differences and similarities between eye, organ and tissue transplant sectors, before delving into theoretical and technical knowl...

  • Fundamentals of Cell BiologyCEDB20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 2BCMB40012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Please refer to Part 1 - BCMB40011 for details

  • Developmental BiologyCEDB30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018Quotas 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...

  • Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyBCMB20002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Frontiers in GenomicsGENE90024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject will examine the role of genomics and precision medicine in gene-based therapies. Module 1 will focus on emerging treatments for cancer, with Module 2 exploring the role of emerging technologies in the diagnosis and treatment in genomic medicine.

  • Genetically Modified OrganismsBTCH90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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 ...

  • Biotechnology in PracticeBTCH30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will enable students to develop skills relevant to the Australian biotechnology industry by enhancing their understanding of the processes involved in the commercialisation of scientific research. The steps involved in taking a product from the research laboratory to the marketplace ...

  • Advanced Molecular Biology TechniquesBTCH90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Trends & Issues in Agrifood BiotechBTCH30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Approaches To Medical ResearchBMSC40004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Introductory lectures to biomedical research incorporating experimental, statistical, regulatory, ethical and presentation themes that will prepare for successful conduction and completion of an Honours project in biomedical science. (1) Introductory Lectures held in February and March, themes: e...

  • Medical Biology Research Project Part 2BMSC40008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Please refer to Part 1 - BMSC40003 for details.