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HMM103 - Cell Technology

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kathryn Aston-Mourney

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour classes per week and 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester

Note: 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 cell and tissue development and its molecular control, cell manipulation, bioprospecting and industrial scale-up, with practical classes providing skill development in the key technologies, including aseptic culture.


Assessment task 1: Mid-trimester class test (45 minutes) 15%

Assessment task 2: Portfolio of laboratory reports (1200 words) 35%

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

Prescribed texts

Alberts, B. 2008, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th Edition, Garland Publishing, New York, USA.

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