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  • Interpreting Australian Landscape DesignLARC30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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 Australia requires study of: key international design precedents through history; social influ...

  • Biotechnology in PracticeBTCH30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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 ...

  • Methods in Agrifood BiotechnologyBTCH30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to introduce students to the practical skills in the application of biotechnological techniques with particular emphasis on agri-food sector related investigations. The practical techniques to be introduced to the students include cell and tissue culture, plant genetic ...

  • Medical Biology Research Project Part 2BMSC40008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to Part 1 - BMSC40003 for details.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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:AugustYear: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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Industry Project in BiotechnologySCIE90015

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject will provide practical insights into the role of science and scientific thinking within business, and the successful application of this perspective, along with communication and business tools, to work environments. Students will be assigned to syndicate groups to address a practica...

  • Metabolomics and ProteomicsSCIE90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Proteomics and metabolomics analyse the final cellular state resulting from the interaction of the environment and cellular gene expression. Proteomic techniques describe the protein composition of a cell or tissue resulting from gene expression, post-transcriptional and post-translational modifi...

  • Scientists,Communication & the WorkplaceSCIE90006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the workplace environment and the range of competencies needed to operate effectively. Communication is central to success in the workplace, from proposing projects, consulting and influencing colleagues, through to reporting. Students will gain a range of communication skil...