ADVANCED MEDICAL AND VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY
Credit points: 30
This subject deals with disease causation by viruses, bacteria and eukaryotic microbes. Each of these three components is designed to give students a better understanding of disease-causing microorganisms, their life cycles, how they 'hijack' and control their host cells in order to initiate infection, cause disease and replicate. The subject will cover a number of significant pathogens including influenza, HIV, Hepatitis, Helicobacter, Salmonella and Plasmodium spp, Trypanosome spp and Leishmania spp. as well as concepts of emerging pathogenic infections, how this occurs, and what we can do to stop them.
Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Francione
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites (MIC2MI or AGR3AH) and MIC2MMV Students admitted into SBMS or SBMD must complete MIC2MMV
Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management
Quota-conditions or rulesAssessed on an average of a student's performance in MIC2MI and MIC2MMV.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment size150
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Francione
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Two 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 2-hour written examination (end of semester) (2,000-words equivalency)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2|
|One 3-hour written examination (end of semester) (3,000-words equivalency)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2|
|Scientific online comprehension exercise (1,000-words equivalency)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO4|
|Molecular virology - Online assessment quiz (500-words equivalency)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO3|
|Workbook (500-words equivalency)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO3|
|Group oral presentations (500-words)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO2, SILO3|