Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: 33 lectures and three hours of tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Microbiology 526-201 and 526-221 and preferably one or more of the following: microbiology 526-205, biochemistry 521-211 and 521-212, or genetics 652-214 and 652-215.BBiomedSc students: microbiology 526-201 or 526-205; 521-213 and 536-250.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Credit cannot be obtained for this subject if credit has already been obtained for 526-303 (1999 Handbook) or for both 526-311 and 526-312 (2002 Handbook).|
|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 participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Damian Francis John Purcell, Prof Lorena Elizabeth Brown
|Subject Overview:|| |
Upon completion of this subject students should understand and be able to describe:
Students should be able to apply relevant knowledge of viral replication, pathogenesis, immunity and epidemiology to the determination of appropriate strategies for developing new drugs and vaccines.
|Assessment:||A 1-hour written examination held mid-semester (20%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (80%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Principles of Virology (S J Flint et al), 2nd edn, 2003|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science |
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