Cell biology and genomics (Bachelor of Science)



This major sequence provides an introduction to the nature of genes, genomes and the molecular and biochemical basis of cells, including their physiological properties, development, function and interaction with their environment. You will also learn about DNA sequencing and analysis and how an understanding of genomics relates to human health and wellbeing, the environment, biodiversity management and food production systems.  Students will also learn about the molecular basis of disease.

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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  • Biochemistry SLE212 ^
  • Genetics and Genomics SLE254
  • Molecular Diagnostics HMM202
  • Advanced Cell Biology SLE357
  • Human Genetics and Genomics SLE339
  • Genomes and Bioinformatics SLE340
  • ^ prerequisite unit applies (SLE155 Chemistry for the Professional Sciences)