Unit will run subject to number of enrolments
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. The laboratory workshop practical sessions and class research project provides students with hands-on experience of PCR and the collection and analysis molecular sequence data.
|Unit name||Molecular Marine Ecology|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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Weekly online lecture; weekly tutorial; 5 day practical session.
Major Assignment (60%) Semester tests and quizzes (40%)
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