HMM102 - Principles of Gene and Genomic Technology

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour online (live) class per week
1 x 1 hour (equivalent) online class per week
2 hours seminar in Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11
Practical classes: 3 hours class in Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10

Content

This unit explores the recent advances in gene and genomic technologies and their application in the fields of biomedical science, forensics and medicine. It includes topics such as DNA recombinant techniques, gene therapy and editing, DNA sequencing, bioinformatics, proteomic and transcriptome technologies. Additionally, in practical classes students will develop laboratory skills in gene technologies and apply their theoretical and practical knowledge in interpreting experimental data and writing scientific reports.

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