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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
3 x 1 hour classes per week and 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester, as well as an Ethics seminar
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit explores the concepts underpinning the manipulation of genes and genomes and its application to medical biotechnology. Topics include genetic engineering of microbes, cells and organisms, protein expression technologies, bioinformatics, proteomics, sequencing and transcriptome analysis, with practical classes providing skill development in the key technologies.
Assessment task 1: Weekly pre-laboratory questions (50 minutes) 15%
Assessment task 2: Portfolio of laboratory reports (1200 words) 35%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Glick, Pasternak, Patten 'Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA' (2010 4th Ed) ASM Press
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.