Fundamentals of Cell Biology
Subject CEDB20003 (2012)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: two x 1 hour lecture per week, 8 x 3 hour computer-aided learning (CAL) modules. |
Total Time Commitment: 48 contact hours with an estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
|Prerequisites:|| The following two subjects are prerequisites: |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| It is highly recommended that students have undertaken a chemistry subject in first year. The minimum level of chemistry knowledge assumed for this subject is: |
Study Period Commencement:
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| The following subject is a non allowed subject: |
|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. This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. 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 Robb De Iongh
Dr Robb De Iongh
Ms Kim WilliamsBiomedSci-AcademicServices@unimelb.edu.au
|Subject Overview:||The subject builds on the basic cell biology concepts introduced in first year biology and develops students’ understanding of the processes that regulate the structure and function of eukaryotic cells. Using examples from plant and animal cells, the subject will outline the cellular structures and molecular processes that are fundamental for regulating cell function in multicellular organisms. It will also explore the external signals (physical, molecular, electrochemical) that can lead to changes in cell behaviour, gene expression, protein synthesis or cell replication.|
|Objectives:||In completing this subject, students should: |
|Prescribed Texts:||B Alberts, A Johnson, J Lewis, M Raff, K Roberts & P Walter, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th edition, Garland Science.|
|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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have: |
This subject is not available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.This subject is available to students enrolled in the New Generation BSc, pre-2008 BSc, pre-2008 BASc, pre-2008 BBiomedSc.
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an Internet-enabled computer. During semester there will be limited access to computer laboratories.
Bachelor of Biomedicine |
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Cell &&& Developmental Biology
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