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SLE713 - Industrial and Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:

Jim Rookes




SLE010 and one of SBB701, SLE701, SBB702, SLE702, SBB703, SLE703, SBB704, SLE704, SBB705, SLE705, SBB706 or SLE706

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Contact hours:

3 hour practical classes per week


This practical-based unit provides students with exposure to advanced technical skills applicable to many fields within Biotechnology. This will include techniques commonly used in industrial and medical microbiology, synthetic chemistry, agricultural and medical biotechnology and nanotechnology. Analytical skills will be developed through practical classes relating to spectroscopy and separation science techniques such as capillary electrophoresis, luminescence spectroscopy, atomic emission spectroscopy, flow injection and sequential injection analysis. This unit will also feature the demonstration and use of industry-standard cutting edge instrumentation.


3 x practical class reports (20% each) 60%, examination 40%

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