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HMM202 - Molecular Diagnostics

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Yann Gibert

Prerequisite:

HMM102 or HMM103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

4 x 2 hour workshops, 5 x 3 hour practical classes, and 22 online classes per trimester

Content

This unit will introduce students to the roles that genes and proteins play in normal cell function and dysfunction and their role in disease progression. The role of aberrations in these processes will be discussed, along with how they are detected and the clinical implications of these molecular signatures. The current and future benefits of this field will also be considered, with a focus on diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic applications.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester test (45 minutes) 20%

Assessment task 2: Practical class assessment and written report (1500 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Examination - MCQ and EMQ (2 hours) 50%

Prescribed texts

Patrinos G P, Ansorge W J. 2010. Molecular Diagnostics (Second Edition). Elsevier Inc. (Online book)

Unit Fee Information

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