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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40006

    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...

  • Research Project In GeoscienceGEOL90025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Geoscience 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 Practical Earth Scienc...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Botany Research Project MinorBOTA90014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the minor research component for the Master of Science – Botany. The research project provides an opportunity for independent research under supervision in the School of Botany, in the areas of environmental science, molecular biology and biotechnology, functional plant biology, m...

  • Genes Molecules and CellsGENE90019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to the molecular and cellular aspects of biological systems with particular emphasis on human biology. The course is arranged for students to generate an understanding of the molecular aspects of biology at the biomolecular, sub-cellular and cellular level. The gen...

  • Human Genetics & Genomics in HealthcareGENE90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the complexity of the human genome, and tools used by genetic counsellors to access information and inform risk assessment. Students will apply these tools in examining the molecular basis of single-gene and mitochondrial genetic diseases, including disease...

  • Advanced Clinical Genomics 1GENE90021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will apply principles of genetic counselling practice to model clinical practice in specialised areas of genetic medicine, including Inherited neurological conditions, cardiac arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies, blood disorders, bone and connective tissue disorders, metabolic condition...

  • Intro to Human Genetics & GenomicsGENE90023

    Offered:Summer Term, JuneYear:2019

    The Introduction to Human Genetics is a wholly online subject designed to provide students with a solid foundation of basic human genetics. The subject will cover basic genetics principles, such as the structure and function of DNA, genes and chromosomes, focussing on the human context. The syll...

  • Evolutionary Genetics and GenomicsGENE30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The emphasis of this subject is on understanding how evolutionary forces shape the gene pool, on the use of molecular markers in genome mapping, in dissecting polygenic traits by mapping quantitative trait loci, and in other applications such as phylogenetics and conservation biology. The topics ...

  • Genes and GenomesGENE20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject emphasizes the molecular basis of gene structure and expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes; the processes of DNA replication, mutation and recombination; the methods used for gene isolation, analysis; and application to genetic problems, an introduction to the fundamental genetic p...

  • Experiments in GeneticsGENE20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides coverage of the techniques and experimental designs used in genetic, cytogenetic and molecular genetic analysis of microorganisms and higher organisms by the performance of laboratory experiments and problem analysis. Lectures emphasise the principles involved in these experi...

  • 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...

  • Flora of VictoriaBOTA20004

    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: biogeogra...

  • Marine BotanyBOTA30001

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    (An enrolment quota of 30 students applies to this subject) This subject will introduce students to the biology of marine and estuarine plants (seaweeds, seagrasses and phytoplankton). Fieldwork focuses on the identification, diversity and ecology of Australia's unique marine flora. Topics to be...