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SLE702 - Bioinformatics, Proteomics and Genomics

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

not available from 2016 onwards

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SBB702

Unit chair:

Morley Muralitharan

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

 2 x 1 hour classes per week.

Content

Bioinformatics:

Sequence Information and Analysis: This unit provides an overview of bioinformatics, focusing on problem solving and experimental design.  Genome Analysis: This unit provides an overview and analysis of the theory and practice of genome sequence analysis and the expression of the genome, Database Construction and Information Retrieval: This unit examines relational databases, Statistics in Genetics: This unit details modern statistical computing and graphics environments. Students will gain skills in, implementation, application and interpretation of statistical methods.

Proteomics:

Electrophoresis: This unit covers basic theory and practical techniques of SDS-PAGE and 2-D PAGE electrophoresis, Protein Detection and Quantitation: This unit covers the theory and practice of chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (MS), Protein expression: This unit covers the theory and practical techniques of recombinant protein production and protein/peptide synthesis.

Genomics:

What is a gene?: This unit details the structure and organization of the genome in the context of protein and non-protein coding genes (such as micro RNAs) and how these genes are transcribed and regulated within the cell, Genome sequencing: This unit covers basic theory and practical methods for sequencing genomes (including high throughput, multi-parallel platforms) and the discovery and annotation of protein and non-protein coding genes. Gene expression: This unit provides an overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of transcriptomics, such as microarrays and quantitative PCR.

Assessment

Project reports (3 x 15%) 45%, examination 55%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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Unit based calculation

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Student Contribution Rate*Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

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** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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