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SLE206 - Cell Biology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

John Donald





Incompatible with:


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 10%

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.

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