Courses & Units

Molecular Marine Ecology KSA714

Hobart

Note:

Unit will run subject to numbers

Introduction

This unit explores the suite of molecular tools available to biologists and how they can be applied to questions concerning the biology, ecology, diversity, phylogeography and evolution of marine organisms. Topics covered include theory and practice of key molecular tools such as PCR, electrophoresis, DNA fingerprinting and sequencing technology, and population genetics. Laboratory sessions and a class research project provide students with hands-on experience of PCR, and the collection and analysis molecular sequence data.

Summary

Unit name Molecular Marine Ecology
Unit code KSA714
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Prof C Bolch

Teaching staff

Prof C Bolch

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* 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

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lecture; weekly tutorial; 5 day practical session.

Assessment

Major Assignment (50%) Semester tests (40%), and Tutorial assignments (10%)

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