PHARMACOLOGY B

PHA2PGB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit will introduce human molecular and population genetics and immunology. The immune responses from a cellular and molecular perspective will be investigated incorporating innate immunity, inflammation, chemical cascades, adaptive immunity and cells of the immune system. The subject will also cover activation and expression of the genome, DNA mutation and repair, DNA coding and recombination, and how genetic variation in the human population influences both the immune system and the phamacutical response.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BIO1CO, CHE1C1A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHuman GeneticsRecommendedLewis, R 20089TH ED MCGRAW-HILL. NEW YORK.
ReadingsImmunology-A Short CoursePreliminaryCoico, R and Sunshine, G 20086TH ED, WILEY-BLACKWELL

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
Five 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Self directed study"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
Three 3.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour written examination60
three 1-hour tests10
three practical reports (500 words each)30

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Class requirements

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
Three 3.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading
Five 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Self directed study"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour written examination60
three 1-hour tests10
three practical reports (500 words each)30

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Five 1.0 hours directed reading per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Self directed study"

Lecture
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
Three 3.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2-hour written examination60
three 1-hour tests10
three practical reports (500 words each)30