MOLECULAR AND HUMAN GENETICS
Credit points: 15
This unit introduces students to concepts and methods in molecular and human genetics. Topics covered include: chromosome structure and function in eukaryotes; DNA replication and repair; gene regulation; prokaryote and eukaryote transcriptional regulation; RNA processing; transposable elements; the use of molecular techniques to identify polymorphisms of significance in disease; microevolutionary forces and genetic diversity; DNA in forensic sciences; the human genome; bioinformatics; transcriptomics, proteomics; personlised medicine; applied immunogenetics and cancer genetics.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorChee Chan
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Incompatible subjects GEN2HMG
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment size196
Enrolment information Availability of lab space Based on BIO1GEN grades
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChee Chan
One 3.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One x 2.5 hr theory exam||55|
|One x Bioinformatics worksheet||10|
|One x scientific report (approx 1000 words)||15|
|Oral presentation (10 min)||10|