Courses & Units

Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology CBA343

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Unit code CBA343
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Professor Adele Holloway
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of concepts underpinning some areas of contemporary biochemistry and molecular biology to explain normal physiological processes.
  • Explain how dysregulation of biochemical and molecular processes contributes to disease.
  • Apply knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology to problem-solve and to critically evaluate research data.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010901 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CBA260 and CBA265

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2hr online lecture material per week, 2hr on-campus workshop, 9 times per semester

AssessmentInternal Test (30%)|End of Semester Exam (40%)|Worksheets (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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