This unit provides students with an understanding of recent developments and contemporary issues in the areas of biochemistry and molecular biology. Areas covered include topics related to hormones and signal transduction, gene regulation and epigenetics, stem cells, transgenic animals and cloning.
|Unit name||Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Professor Adele Holloway|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss concepts underpinning some areas of contemporary biochemistry and molecular biology.
- Explain how scientific research has contributed to an understanding of normal physiology and disease processes.
- Apply your knowledge of areas of biochemistry and molecular biology to problem-solve and to critically evaluate research data.
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PrerequisitesCBA260 and CBA265
3 hr lectures and 1 hr tutorial per week.
|Assessment||Internal Test 1 (15%)|Internal Test 2 (15%)|End of Semester Exam (60%)|Worksheets (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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