Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (3 per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
B. Science and B. Biomedicine students:
Study Period Commencement:
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Pathology and Biochemistry
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Fred Hollande, Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Assoc Prof Frederic Hollande
Dr Theo Mantamadiotis
Frontiers in Human Disease introduces students to topics at the forefront of pathology. Lectures are delivered by clinicians, scientists and diagnostic pathologists to give students an appreciation of the latest advances in science and medicine. Through these lectures students will develop an understanding the cellular, molecular and genetic basis of major diseases affecting society.
Science and Biomedicine students intending to take a major in Pathology are required to enrol in PATH30003 (this subject), PATH30001 and PATH30002.
Biomedicine students intending to take the Defence and Disease major MUST consult the Major Information Booklet.
From the lectures, students will understand the important relationship between basic research and the investigation of complex diseases and how research discoveries can contribute to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease.
Kumar V. et al., Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, latest edition, Saunders Elsevier and journal articles as directed in lectures.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the end of this subject students should have consolidated the following skills:
Biotechnology (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science) |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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