HMM102 - Principles of Gene and Genomic Technology


2024 unit information

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


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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour online (live) lecture per week
1 x 1 hour (equivalent) online lecture per week
5 x 2 hours practical experience (workshop) on campus in Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10
5 x 3 hours practical experience (laboratory) on campus in Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9


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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