PRACTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

BIO5PRC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject focuses on providing students with opportunities to enhance or develop their basic practical knowledge. Practical classes will require students to carry out basic molecular biology experiments such as cloning, PCR, protein expression, tissue culture and immunofluorescence. This subject will provide students with essential skills required in any molecular biology laboratory setting.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Ward

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 44-47, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Ward

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 44 - 47
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 44 - 47
Three 6.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Practical reports or worksheets (equivalent to 1500 words)25
class participation and performance10
individual oral presentation (5 minutes)10
practical test (1 x 2 hour test)30
quality of laboratory results10
scientific writing exercises (equivalent to 500 words)15