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  • Field BotanyBOTA30006

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is structured around the fieldwork excursion in early February and covers the basic skills that are required to undertake a field-based botanical activity such as a flora survey or an environmental impact assessment, or to proceed to research in a field-based botanical discipline. To...

  • Plant Molecular Biology & BiotechnologyBOTA30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will focus on processes that are unique to plants as well as current techniques for their investigation and manipulation in biotechnology, including genetic engineering and plant transformation. The subject includes study of the responses of plants to biotic and abiotic stress; cell ...

  • Vegetation Management and ConservationBOTA30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a detailed knowledge of vegetation structure and natural values of Victorian plant communities and their assessment, including environmental limiting factors, threats due to land use, development and fragmentation, and management issues related to environmental impact assess...

  • Genomics in PracticeGENE90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Genetic Counselling This subject will facilitate understanding of the role of support organisations and other health services in the provision of genetic health care. Placements will provide an opportunity to consider the broad...

  • Frontiers in GenomicsGENE90024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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.

  • Genetic AnalysisGENE30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides a capstone experience for students majoring in Genetics. It involves lectures and practical exercises which demonstrate advanced principles and techniques of genetic analysis from classical and population genetics to modern molecular technology. An emphasis is placed on stude...

  • BioSciences Minor Research Project Part2BIOL90030

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is Part 2 of the 50-point research project offered through the Graduate Diploma in Science (Advanced) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory and/or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or Molecular, Cell and Developmental Bi...

  • Biochemistry Research Project Part 1BCMB40009

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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.

  • BioSciences Honours Research Project Pt2BIOL40008

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence that together constitute the 75-point research project offered through the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Genet...

  • BioSciences Research Project Part 4BIOL90019

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (A to D) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Bioscience. The project involves laboratory or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Geneti...

  • Research Project - RMH Part 1BIOL40010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This course is designed for students who want to gain experience in medical research but who are not enrolled in a medical degree. A particularly attractive aspect of the program is each project addresses a research problem directly relevant to human disease. A very wide range of projects is offe...

  • Biomolecules and CellsBIOL10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to familiarise students with modern concepts of molecular and cell biology as a foundation for further studies in biomedicine. Topics include the chemical building blocks of life, cell evolution and endosymbiosis; cell organelles, their structure and function; movement across me...

  • BioSciences Minor Research Project Part1BIOL90029

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is Part 1 of the 50-point research project offered through the Graduate Diploma in Science (Advanced) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory and/or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or Molecular, Cell and Developmental Bi...

  • BioSciences Honours Research Project Pt2BIOL40009

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence that together constitute the 75-point research project offered through the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Genet...

  • BioSciences Honours Research Project Pt1BIOL40005

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence that together constitute the 75-point research project offered through the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Genet...

  • Functional Genomics and BioinformaticsBCMB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Knowledge of genome structures from various organisms and the rapid development of technologies that exploit such information are having a big impact in biology, medicine and biotechnology. This subject describes the structure and expression of genomes in higher organisms and provides an understa...

  • Molecular Aspects of Cell BiologyBCMB30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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...

  • Protein Structure and FunctionBCMB30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will describe the wide range of structures, functions and interactions of proteins and their importance in biological processes, biomedicine and biotechnology. Emphasis will be on the three-dimensional structure of proteins and their interactions with peptides, proteins, lipids, nucl...

  • Molecular Analysis of Cell FunctionBCMB20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject investigates the molecular mechanisms by which cells regulate their replication, function and metabolism, i.e. the essential properties of living organisms. The focus of the subject is the examination of current or classic research that exemplifies these topics. Subject content focus...

  • Green Planet: Plants and the EnvironmentBOTA20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the critical roles that plants play in life on earth. It explores how plants capture energy and carbon in the biosphere and influence the atmosphere; absorb almost all mineral nutrients that enter our ecosystem and underpin the nutrition and food supply of animals and people...