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  • Human and Medical GeneticsGENE30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on several key areas in contemporary human genetics: mutation in humans and its molecular basis; polymorphisms; selection and its consequences; gene mapping; strategies for identifying genes which cause human disease; the molecular basis of genetic diseases; genetics of cance...

  • Genetics in the MediaGENE10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Genetics is a topic commonly discussed in the media. It may be an article in a newspaper or magazine, a TV news report or current affairs program, a TV series or a film. Topics include the discovery of genes associated with health such as cancer, genetic testing, recombinant DNA technology in agr...

  • Principles of GeneticsGENE20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides broad coverage of the study of genetics including: the DNA molecule and inheritance; the factors which modulate allele frequencies in natural populations; the genetic basis of phenotypic variation; genetic analysis in eukaryotes, viruses and bacteria; the nature of the genet...

  • Advanced Clinical Genomics 2GENE90022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the role of genomics and precision medicine in pharmacological therapies, using examples of emerging treatments for a variety of genetic conditions (Module 1). It will introduce students to the principles of genomic variant curation and interpretation in a clinical setti...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Human Sciences: From Cells to SocietiesSCIE10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce the perspectives of the major, and the scales at which the varied scientific disciplines of Evolutionary Biology, Physiology, Psychology and Geography understand ‘the human’. This will take up the first 3 weeks of the subject. A question will be identified, that will b...

  • Science: Supporting Health and WellbeingSCIE10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Scientific investigation underpins an evolving understanding of the structure and function of the healthy human body, as well as threats to human health and changes that occur as the body ages. This subject aims to develop students’ understanding of both health and disease, integrating the contri...

  • Science: Systems, Technology and DesignSCIE10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Human beings have developed skills in managing their environment, designing and constructing systems to make use of both biological and physical resources. The outcomes of this resource use have also brought about the need to consider carefully the sustainability with which these resources are us...

  • Science and Technology InternshipSCIE30002

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

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour science or technology work placement integrating academic learning in science areas of study, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of science and technology organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placem...

  • Science and Technology InternshipSCIE90017

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

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour science or technology work placement integrating academic learning in science areas of study, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of science and technology organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placem...