BIOINFORMATICS TECHNOLOGIES

CSE5BIO

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces Bioinformatics Technologies; it involves complex biological analysis, the application of information technology principles, and the integration of diverse biological content through different information technologies. On completing this subject student will be able to understand bioinformatics technologies such as microarrays, statistical methods and data mining; understand how bioinformatics technologies can be applied to RNA and protein structure and folding problems, molecular interactions, genetics and metabolic pathways.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhoebe Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse data using a fundamental set of bioinformatic technology approaches.

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials, Assignments 1 & 2.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

02. Assess relevant bioinformatic technologies wich are applied to specific tasks.

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials, Assignment 1 and 2, practical evaluation and exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

03. Explain and Interpret the results generated by bioinformatic technologies to a high standard.

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials, Assignment 1 and 2, practical evaluation and exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Communicate the results of data analysis effectively in the Bioinformatics Technologies topic.

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials, Assignment 1 and 2, practical evaluation and exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhoebe Chen

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3-hour examinationHurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.50 02, 03, 04
Tutorial participation and contribution to tutorial tasks equivalent to 100 words per tutorial10 02
two assignments equivalent to 1200 words each40 01, 02, 03, 04