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Cell Biology (6 points)


Leader: Dr Wendy Wright

Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit begins with a study of the molecules making up the cell: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. This forms the basis for the consideration of cell structure and function. The principles of cellular organisation, cellular metabolism and genetics are introduced. The laboratory program illustrates fundamental aspects of the theory course.

Assessment: Mid-semester test and final examination: 70% + Practical work 30% + A pass in both the theory and practical components is mandatory

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week, six 3-hour laboratory classes per semester

Off-campus attendance requirements: OCL students complete laboratory component using home experimental kits

Prohibitions: BIO1011, ASC1626, GAS1185, BIO1626

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