Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two a week) and 24 hours practical/tutorial (times to be arranged) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
516-201, or Zoology 654-203, or Biochemistry 521-211 and 521-212.
BBiomedSc students: 521-213 and 536-250. Zoology 654-304 and 654-313 and Anatomy 516-306 are recommended.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Gary Hime
Upon completion of this subject, students should:
The following topics are considered: mechanisms of cell determination and commitment; embryonic organiser; mesoderm induction; establishment of the vertebrate body plan; positional specification; tissue patterning; cell migration; epithelial-mesenchymal interactions; sex determination; developmental potency; growth control; cell and tissue transplantation; nuclear transplantation; cell ablation; cell lineage tracing; organogenesis in vitro; transgenesis; gene knockout; and developmental mutations.
Ongoing assessment on theory and practical work during the semester comprising a maximum of two 30-minute multiple choice quizzes (10%); two practical reports to be completed during the practical sessions (10%); one practical report of 1000 words due during the semester (10%); a 2-hour written examination during the examination period (70%).
|Prescribed Texts:||Developmental Biology (S Gilbert), 8th edn, Sinauer Press, 2006|
|Breadth Options:|| |
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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Students should develop the following generic skills:
Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.
This subject is a joint anatomy and cell biology and zoology subject.
This subject is likely to be quota-restricted this year.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science |
Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology
Reproduction and Development
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