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HMM103 - Cell Technology

Unit details

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

Kathryn Aston-Mourney





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Contact hours:

4 x 2 hour seminar workshops, 5 x 3 hour practical classes, 1 x 1 hour test and 22 online lectures per trimester


This unit explores cell and tissue development and its molecular and genetic controls, and perturbations of these processes in human disease. It also considers cell manipulation as a mechanism for research into disease, with practical classes providing skill development in the key technologies.


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

Assessment task 2: Portfolio of laboratory reports (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: End of trimester written examination (2 hours) 50%

Prescribed texts

Alberts, B. 2014, Essential Cell Biology, 4th Edition, Garland Publishing, New York, USA.

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