HMM202 - Molecular Diagnostics


2023 unit information

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

One of HMM102 or HMM103 or SLE111



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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

6 x 2 hour seminar workshops, 5 x 3 hour practical classes, and 22 face-to-face classes lectures per trimester


This unit will introduce students to the roles that genes and proteins play in normal cell function and dysfunction and their role in disease progression. The role of aberrations in these processes will be discussed, along with how they are detected and the clinical implications of these molecular signatures. The current and future benefits of this field will also be considered, with a focus on diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic applications.

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