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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will learn how to prepare solutions and buffers used routinely in biotechnology laboratories. They will be introduced to OH&S requirements of working in a laboratory in addition to the regulations controlling the use of biological material. Students will learn how to prepare, store, dispose of and transport biological samples. They will learn how to set up and organize a functional laboratory that complies with local regulations. They will also learn how to identify and acquire the necessary resources required for the establishment of a research laboratory.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMegan Maher

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAt the Bench: A Laboratory NavigatorRecommendedBarker, KCOLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY PRESS

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