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SLE206 - Cell Biology

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
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Unit chair:

Chris Lim (Trimester 2), Jessica Gibbons (Trimester 3)





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Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne): 3 x 1 hour classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. 

Trimester 3 Waurn Ponds (Geelong) (Intensive): 3 x 3 hour classes per week (weeks 1 -4), 2 x 3 hour practicals per week (weeks 1 -3). The unit will run one week prior to the start of the trimester.


This unit will focus on biological processes occurring within cells and between cells and their environment.  Topics will include basic cell structure and evolution of cells, the structure and function of the cytoskeleton, membrane structure and function, cell signalling and signal transduction, the control of the cell cycle and techniques used in research on cell function.


Final test 45%, mid-trimester test 25%, 1 x practical report 20%, practical test (online quiz) 10%

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