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BIOSCI 100G

: Antarctica: The Frozen Continent
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A general introduction to Antarctica and its environs including the Southern Ocean and the sub-Antarctic islands. Emphasis will be placed on the evolution of Antarctica and how resident plants, animals and micro-organisms have adapted to cope with the extreme environment. Specific topics to be addressed include: the history of Antarctic exploration and its impact on the development of Antarctic science, Antarctic ecosystems, Antarctica as a wilderness region, and the impact of humans including the exploitation of resources and the effects of pollution. This course is suitable for students with both science and non-science backgrounds.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 101

: Life! Origins and Mechanisms
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Questions what life is and explores its machinery. Speculates on how life arose from the flow and capture of solar energy, to power growth, movement, replication and storage of genetic information. Describes how genes interact with environments, and how mutations can be catastrophic or transformational. These processes underpin life as we know it.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 101

: Life! Origins and Mechanisms
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Questions what life is and explores its machinery. Speculates on how life arose from the flow and capture of solar energy, to power growth, movement, replication and storage of genetic information. Describes how genes interact with environments, and how mutations can be catastrophic or transformational. These processes underpin life as we know it.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 101

: Life! Origins and Mechanisms
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Questions what life is and explores its machinery. Speculates on how life arose from the flow and capture of solar energy, to power growth, movement, replication and storage of genetic information. Describes how genes interact with environments, and how mutations can be catastrophic or transformational. These processes underpin life as we know it.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 101

: Life! Origins and Mechanisms
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Questions what Life is and explores its machinery. Speculates on how Life arose from the flow and capture of solar energy, to power growth, movement, replication and storage of genetic information. Then, describes how genes interact with environments, and how mutations can be catastrophic or transformational. These processes underpin life as we know it.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 106

: Foundations of Biochemistry
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An introduction to the core elements of biochemistry, investigating biological processes at the chemical and molecular level. Key themes include the molecular structure of proteins, enzyme kinetics, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, nutrition, cell signalling, vision and aspects of plant biochemistry including world food production. These themes provide a framework for discussion of mechanisms underpinning human disease including diabetes and obesity, antibiotic resistance, drug development and plant medicinals.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 106

: Foundations of Biochemistry
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to the core elements of biochemistry, investigating biological processes at the chemical and molecular level. Key themes include the molecular structure of proteins, enzyme kinetics, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, nutrition, cell signalling, vision and aspects of plant biochemistry including world food production. These themes provide a framework for discussion of mechanisms underpinning human disease including diabetes and obesity, antibiotic resistance, drug development and plant medicinals.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 106

: Foundations of Biochemistry
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An introduction to the core elements of biochemistry, investigating biological processes at the chemical and molecular level. Key themes include the molecular structure of proteins, enzyme kinetics, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, nutrition, cell signalling, vision and aspects of plant biochemistry including world food production. These themes provide a framework for discussion of mechanisms underpinning human disease including diabetes and obesity, antibiotic resistance, drug development and plant medicinals.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 106

: Foundations of Biochemistry
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to the core elements of biochemistry, investigating biological processes at the chemical and molecular level. Key themes include the molecular structure of proteins, enzyme kinetics, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, nutrition, cell signalling, vision and aspects of plant biochemistry including world food production. These themes provide a framework for discussion of mechanisms underpinning human disease including diabetes and obesity, antibiotic resistance, drug development and plant medicinals.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 107

: Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes
2023 Semester One (1233)
The cellular basis of mammalian form and function. Particular emphasis will be placed on cellular components and processes of blood, neural, muscular, reproductive, immune and supporting systems and how they contribute to the structure and function of the body as a whole.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 107

: Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes
2022 Semester One (1223)
The cellular basis of mammalian form and function. Particular emphasis will be placed on cellular components and processes of blood, neural, muscular, reproductive, immune and supporting systems and how they contribute to the structure and function of the body as a whole.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 107

: Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes
2021 Semester One (1213)
The cellular basis of mammalian form and function. Particular emphasis will be placed on cellular components and processes of blood, neural, muscular, reproductive, immune and supporting systems and how they contribute to the structure and function of the body as a whole.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 107

: Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes
2020 Semester One (1203)
The cellular basis of mammalian form and function. Particular emphasis will be placed on cellular components and processes of blood, neural, muscular, reproductive, immune and supporting systems and how they contribute to the structure and function of the body as a whole.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 108

: Biodiversity: Patterns of Life
2023 Semester One (1233)
Knowledge of biodiversity is fundamental to understanding our world. Students will become familiar with biological diversity and whakapapa beginning with viruses and leading through to microbes, plants, fungi and animals. Defining characteristics of major organismal groupings will be highlighted to provide students with an overview of the diversity of life on Earth, and the critical role that kaitiakitanga and maintaining biodiversity has for the future.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 108

: Biodiversity: Patterns of Life
2022 Semester One (1223)
Knowledge of biodiversity is fundamental to understanding our world. Students will become familiar with biological diversity and whakapapa beginning with viruses and leading through to microbes, plants, fungi and animals. Defining characteristics of major organismal groupings will be highlighted so as to provide students with an overview of the diversity of life on Earth, and the critical role that maintaining biodiversity has for kaitiakitanga and the future.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 108

: Biodiversity: Patterns of Life
2021 Semester One (1213)
Knowledge of biodiversity is fundamental to understanding our world. Students will become familiar with biological diversity and whakapapa beginning with viruses and leading through to microbes, plants, fungi and animals. Defining characteristics of major organismal groupings will be highlighted so as to provide students with an overview of the diversity of life on Earth, and the critical role that maintaining biodiversity has for kaitiakitanga and the future.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
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BIOSCI 109

: Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores the ecological mechanisms that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms, and the evolutionary mechanisms which drive change over time. Also explores the role of society and mātauranga Māori in recognising and seeking solutions for human-induced environmental change. Course components emphasise critical thinking and scientific communication skills.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOSCI 104
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BIOSCI 109

: Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores the ecological mechanisms that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms, and the evolutionary mechanisms which drive change over time. Also explores the role of society and mātauranga Māori in recognising and seeking solutions for human-induced environmental change. Course components emphasise critical thinking and scientific communication skills.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOSCI 104
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BIOSCI 109

: Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life
2021 Semester One (1213)
Life is hard, thus responding to variation in biotic and abiotic variables is crucial for survival at all levels of biological hierarchy. Ko ahau te taiao, ko te taiao, ko ahau (I am the land, and the land is me) – the ecosystem defines quality of life. Develops an understanding of the evolutionary mechanisms through which life has evolved to cope with change over time, and the ecological mechanisms that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms today; how populations and communities adapted to change in the past, how they respond to environmental challenges today, and how they are likely to respond to change in the future as the climate changes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOSCI 104
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BIOSCI 109

: Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life
2020 Semester One (1203)
Life is hard, thus responding to variation in biotic and abiotic variables is crucial for survival at all levels of biological hierarchy. Ko ahau te taiao, ko te taiao, ko ahau (I am the land, and the land is me) – the ecosystem defines quality of life. Develops an understanding of the evolutionary mechanisms through which life has evolved to cope with change over time, and the ecological mechanisms that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms today; how populations and communities adapted to change in the past, how they respond to environmental challenges today, and how they are likely to respond to change in the future as the climate changes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOSCI 104
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BIOSCI 201

: Cellular and Molecular Biology
2023 Semester One (1233)
The fundamental processes of the cell are examined to understand how cells reproduce and use information stored within the genome, express proteins for specific functions, and function within larger tissues. Specific modules examine stem cells, tissues and cellular development, cancer progression and the biology of tumours and the basis of immunity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 15 points from BIOSCI 106-109, MEDSCI 142, and 15 points from CHEM 110, 120, 150
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BIOSCI 201

: Cellular and Molecular Biology
2022 Semester One (1223)
The fundamental processes of the cell are examined to understand how cells reproduce and use information stored within the genome, express proteins for specific functions, and function within larger tissues. Specific modules examine stem cells, tissues and cellular development, cancer progression and the biology of tumours and the basis of immunity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 15 points from BIOSCI 106-109, MEDSCI 142, and 15 points from CHEM 110, 120, 150
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BIOSCI 201

: Cellular and Molecular Biology
2021 Semester One (1213)
The fundamental processes of the cell are examined to understand how cells reproduce and use information stored within the genome, express proteins for specific functions, and function within larger tissues. Specific modules examine stem cells, tissues and cellular development, cancer progression and the biology of tumours and the basis of immunity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 15 points from BIOSCI 106-109, MEDSCI 142, and 15 points from CHEM 110, 120, 150
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BIOSCI 201

: Cellular and Molecular Biology
2020 Semester One (1203)
The fundamental processes of the cell are examined to understand how cells reproduce and use information stored within the genome, express proteins for specific functions, and function within larger tissues. Specific modules examine stem cells, tissues and cellular development, cancer progression and the biology of tumours and the basis of immunity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 15 points from BIOSCI 106-109, MEDSCI 142, and 15 points from CHEM 110, 120, 150
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BIOSCI 202

: Genetics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The basic principles of mutation, recombination and genetic mapping are established in this course. These principles are developed in a variety of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Laboratory work uses molecular, microbial and eukaryotic material to explore the key features of heredity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101 and 15 points from BIOSCI 106-109