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  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt2SCIE90022

    Offered:January, 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....

  • Tectonics & GeodynamicsGEOL30002

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject covers geological processes involved in large-scale tectonics and introduces advanced topics in structural and metamorphic geology. The subject will begin with a one-week pre-semester field trip to East Gippsland, where students will develop their geological mapping and structural an...

  • Structural and Metamorphic GeologyGEOL20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will investigate the structure and dynamics of planet Earth and the processes that control the mineral assemblages and fabrics of rocks in the Earth’s crust and mantle. Topics to be covered include: Structure of planet Earth from geophysical observations;Mantle convection and geodyn...

  • Advanced Field GeologyGEOL30009

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Depending on staffing and student numbers, excursion sites may include: Flinders Ranges of South Australia, where students will be introduced to the style of sedimentation and nature of deformation and exhumation of portions of the Adelaide Geosyncline;Broken Hill and regions within the Curnamon...

  • Coastal Environmental GeomorphologyGEOL90030

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    Field observations and tasks include: nature and origin of the coastal materials, geomorphic processes, environmental history, coastal management topics such as hazard/risk assessment, steep coast dynamics, beach maintenance and nourishment, impact of marinas and other engineering structures, ind...

  • Economic GeologyGEOL30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered include the geological setting and genesis of major metalliferous deposits; magmatic, magmatic hydrothermal, submarine hydrothermal and surficial deposits of major metalliferous and non-metallic resources will be integrated with fluid inclusions, stable isotope, petrographic and fi...

  • Earth Composition, Minerals and MagmasGEOL20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will provide an understanding of the composition of the Earth in space and time. The first part of this subject will investigate the composition of the Earth on accretion and its differentiation into core, mantle and crust. This will be followed by an investigation of the minerals an...

  • Sedimentary GeologyGEOL30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered include facies analysis and petrology of carbonate, terrigenous and chemical sediments; techniques used in stratigraphic analysis and sequence stratigraphy; sedimentary geochemistry and its applications; principles and applications of palaeontology with respect to stratigraphy; pos...

  • Geochemistry & PetrogenesisGEOL30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Solving geological problems requires unravelling what happened and when. Petrogenesis is literally 'the origin of rocks' and in this subject several essential tools geologists employ to unravel the complexity of earth processes using chemical information preserved in rocks and minerals will be pr...

  • Geomicrobiology and BiogeochemistryGEOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry involve the study of interactions across interfaces of minerals, water, and microbes, and how such interactions impact environmental conditions and reflect evolution. This subject will survey the fundamental principles of geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry, ex...

  • Geology of Southeast AustraliaGEOL20001

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Topics to be covered include: reconstruction of the geological architecture and the geological history of southeast Victoria; field identification of geological relationships between rock units, including the nature of volcanic eruptions; examination of the Ordovician shale, Permian till...

  • Hydrogeology/Environmental GeochemistryGEOL90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will investigate, both qualitatively and quantitatively, the fundamental physical and chemical processes governing groundwater flow and composition, including aquifer properties, regional geology and hydrology, water-rock interactions, and subsurface microbial activity. Field and lab...

  • Ore Deposit ModelsGEOL90044

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This course provides an introduction to the key features of several major classes of economically important mineral deposits. Each deposit style will be discussed in terms of geological and tectonic framework, mineralisation, alteration, genetic models and exploration criteria. Lectures covering ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...