Examines a range of cell biological processes currently being researched in laboratories across the world. Topics include: the cytoskeleton, the eukaryote flagellum, cell motility, molecular motors, mitosis, cell division, cell cycle control, spatial organisation, plant cell development, organogenesis, plant tissue culture and gene transfer systems. This unit also covers the latest developments in biotechnology. Students will: (i) be provided with information concerning current approaches to these research areas; and (ii) gain practical experience with some current biotechnology techniques. This unit is designed to provide students with a general understanding of cell biology and will include discussions on future directions.
|Unit name||Cell Biology|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Biological Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2015: $1,096.00||2015: $1,957.00||010901|
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.
- (KPA214 and KPA215) or (KPA161, KPZ164, CBA260 and CBA265); alternative prereqs may be accepted after consultation with the lecturer
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
- KPA354, KPA355
|Teaching Pattern||26 lectures (some of which will take the form of tutorials), 39 hrs practical work.|
|Assessment||2-hr theory exam (60%), sem work (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.|
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