Credit points: 15
This subject will provide you with the opportunity to enhance their practical skills in a variety of contemporary molecular biology applications. Practical classes will require you to carry out laboratory techniques such as PCR, cloning, protein expression, protein purification and immunoblotting. In completing tasks for this subject, you are expected to develop technical competency and skills in critical thinking, data analysis and scientific communication.
Subject Co-ordinatorKaye Truscott
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: SGBB, SMBB, SMBM or SMBT All other students require coordinator approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, LTU Term 5, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaye Truscott
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Unscheduled Online Class
Two 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.
|Discussion participation and performance (250 word equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||5||SILO1, SILO5|
|Quality of laboratory results (500 word equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||5||SILO1, SILO2|
|Practical worksheets (2500 word equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||45||SILO2, SILO3|
|Scientific writing exercises (1000 word equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO4|
|Practical exam - written and experimental components (2250 word equivalent) 2250 word equivalent (2000 for 2 h short answer based questions & 250 for 1 h practical component). The 1 h practical component is a short practical exercise that requires the students to follow a protocol and perform a simple experimental reaction. The 1 h allows for incubation time & an opportunity to repeat the reaction if they make a mistake.||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|