Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
An enrolment quota of 126 students in semester 1 and 63 students in semester 2 applies to this subject.
For detailed information on the quota subject application process, refer to the Quota Subject link on the MDHS Student Centre website: http://sc.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Students wishing to undertake this subject as breadth will need the approval of the subject co-ordinator.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Christine Keenan, Dr Michael Lew
This subject is appropriate for all students interested in biomedical research. Students will learn how to design and perform experiments to investigate biological systems. Students will gain experience in a wide range of molecular and cellular approaches and in analytical techniques used in drug discovery.
This is a laboratory-based subject, so attendance and participation in 80% of the practicals is a hurdle requirement.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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By the end of this subject students should have developed skills in:
• data analysis and interpretation;
and should have gained an` appreciation of:
• ethical considerations in biomedical research;
This subject is available to students enrolled in pre 2008 BSc, New Generation BSc, Biomedicine degree.
Required equipment – lab coat
Experiments involving the use of animals and animal tissues are an essential part of this subject; exemption is not possible.
Master of Biotechnology |
Biomedical Biotechnology (specialisation of Biotechnology major) |
Medicinal Chemistry (specialisation of Chemistry major)
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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