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  • Functional Genomics and BioinformaticsBCMB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Knowledge of genome structures from various organisms and the rapid development of technologies that exploit such information are having a big impact in biology, medicine and biotechnology. This subject describes the structure and expression of genomes in higher organisms and provides an understa...

  • Molecular Analysis of Cell FunctionBCMB20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject investigates the molecular mechanisms by which cells regulate their replication, function and metabolism, i.e. the essential properties of living organisms. The focus of the subject is the examination of current or classic research that exemplifies these topics. Subject content focus...

  • Protein Structure and FunctionBCMB30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will describe the wide range of structures, functions and interactions of proteins and their importance in biological processes, biomedicine and biotechnology. Emphasis will be on the three-dimensional structure of proteins and their interactions with peptides, proteins, lipids, nucl...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Advanced Clinical Genomics 2GENE90022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the role of genomics and precision medicine in pharmacological therapies, with a focus on emerging treatments for cancer (Module 1). It will introduce students to the principles of genomic variant curation and interpretation in a clinical setting (Module 2).

  • 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...

  • 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


    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 ...

  • 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


    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...

  • Geology from GeophysicsERTH90033

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    The course is designed to provide practical experience in the processing of regional geophysical datasets or the purpose of undertaking geological interpretation. The course is designed to allow the student to go through step-by-step methodologies of processing data, interpretation techniques, an...