Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 22 |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) to complete this subject.|
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completed three-year undergraduate degree in a relevant science discipline.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ |
CoordinatorDr Keely Bumsted O'Brien, Dr Philippe Bouillet
Dr Philippe Bouillet and Dr Chris Tonkin
Mr Frank Draffen
Introductory lectures to biomedical research incorporating experimental, statistical, regulatory, ethical and presentation themes that will prepare for successful conduction and completion of an Honours project in biomedical science.
(1) Introductory Lectures held in February and March, themes: experimental methods, oral and written presentation, scientific responsibilities, scientific misconduct, animal ethics regulation, information technologies, occupational health and safety (8 contact hours).
(2) Specialist Sessions held from March to May, themes: commercialisation, flow cytometry, cell culture, high-throughput screening, monoclonal antibody production, proteomics, sequencing, imaging and microscopy, Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) regulations (6 contact hours)
(3) Lectures: experimental design and statistics, held in February to May (8 contact hours)
|Objectives:||To provide an introduction to biomedical research including experimental methods, experimental design and statistics, oral and written presentation, scientific responsibilities, scientific misconduct, animal ethics regulation and information technologies.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Development of an understanding of experimental design, approach and evaluation with consideration of the regulatory framework and ethical issues.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.wehi.edu.au/|
Medical Biology |
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