Courses & Units

Flow Cytometry CAM517

Hobart

Note:

Students will need to contact the  unit coordinator, Dr Terry Pinfold, to seek approval for enrolment in this unit and to negotiate supervised laboratory sessions.

Introduction

The unit entitled Flow Cytometry will develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge of the modern instrumentation, tools and techniques used to examine cells by flow cytometry. You are encouraged to make links between this unit and your research to contextualise knowledge and to assist in unifying the theoretical and practical components and applying them to your research. Areas of study will include application and theory of analytical and sorting flow cytometry and the uses of these instruments and techniques in the research laboratory environment. The particular focus of the practical tasks will be tailored to your research field. This may include but need not be limited to immunology, microbiology, pharmacy, plant or zoology studies. 

The unit is offered online with negotiated on-campus supervised laboratory experiences and assessment activities

Summary

Unit name Flow Cytometry
Unit code CAM517
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Teaching staff Dr Terry Pinfold
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,055.00 019901

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

AssessmentItem 1: Online quizzes to assess understanding of key information provided in the theoretical modules 25% 
Item 2: Practical skills assessment undertaken during activities associated with the practical modules 40% 
Item 3: Data Analysis and Report (max 1500 words) Ordered outcome by data analysis using specialised software such as FACS Express or suitable alternative 35%
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Textbooks

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