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  • Flora of VictoriaBOTA90005

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject is designed for students wishing to take a summer course, and who are interested in the biology of native plants and plant communities and environments in Victoria. It is suited to students studying environmental science or environmental studies. Topics covered include: biogeograph...

  • 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...

  • Interpreting Australian Landscape DesignLARC30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Interpreting Australian Landscape Design forms part of the Design Histories Specialisation. This subject develops an understanding of the formative influences to have shaped contemporary public and private landscapes. A critical examination of the historical development of landscape design in A...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Plant BiodiversityBOTA20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Terrestrial environments are dominated by a diversity of land plants, which define the structure of ecosystems and underpin terrestrial food webs. This subject introduces the major groups of land plants from liverworts to angiosperms and fungi, concentrating on their structure, biology, ecology, ...

  • Plant EvolutionBOTA30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce the general principles and modern methods of plant evolutionary biology: how to discover the phylogeny (relationships) of organisms using both morphological characters and molecular (DNA) data; how to use this information to improve the classification systems of plants...

  • Clinical GenomicsGENE90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the roles of both genetic and environmental determinants in the expression of complex disease traits and cancer. Principles of genetic and genomic testing will be investigated and students will learn to apply these in clinical case-based scenarios. This curriculum is ba...

  • Medical Biology Research Project Part 2BMSC40008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to Part 1 - BMSC40003 for details.

  • Medical Biology Research Project Part 1BMSC40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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:2019

    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...

  • Advanced Techniques in Molecular ScienceBCMB30010

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

    To participate in the rapidly expanding fields of genome research and protein structure-function analysis it is necessary to have an understanding of the techniques used in these areas. This subject provides practical training in the technologies of molecular biology, protein expression and mole...

  • Genes: Organisation and FunctionGENE30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on gene structure, function and regulation, which form the molecular basis of many important biological phenomena such as short-term organismal and cellular responses to rapid changes in environmental conditions and long-term controls of development. The molecular mechanisms ...

  • Advanced Topics in GeneticsGENE90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will focus on one or more current areas of Genetic research and aims to provide students with an in-depth coverage of these areas with respect to recent advances and insights. This subject will extend basic knowledge in these areas gained during a student’s undergraduate degree. The ...

  • Clinical Genome Variant AnalysisGENE90025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Clinical Genomic Variant Analysis is designed to provide students with an understanding of genome variant analysis. It will be taught as an intensive, blended (on-line and face-to-face) subject over a two-week period, The syllabus will provide an introduction to the bioinformatics pipeline assoc...

  • Cell Signalling and NeurochemistryBCMB30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Aberrations in the structure and expression of hormones, growth factors, neurotransmitters and their receptors can give rise to diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. To understand the molecular basis of these diseases, it is essential to know how hormones, growth factors and neu...

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt1SCIE90020

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course....

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt1SCIE90021

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course....

  • Biotechnology Research ProjectSCIE90016

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject provides students with the opportunity to design and conduct independent research under supervision. Specific research projects will depend upon the availability of appropriate expertise, but may address a broad range of biotechnology issues. Students will also develop skills in writ...

  • Ecosystem InternshipSCIE90027

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an internship placement in collaboration with the host institution. It has at its core a workplace project that will allow students to develop skills in project management, problem solving, multi-disciplinary workplace practice, institutiona...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...