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BIOSCI 730

: Entomology and Biosecurity
2022 Semester Two (1225)
More than half of all described species are insects, and even more species await discovery and description. Insects at every trophic level above plants dominate terrestrial and freshwater food chains. Examines the evolution of insects, the importance of their role in terrestrial ecosystems, and the problems posed by insects as biosecurity invaders in non-native environments. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 320 or 338 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
252

BIOSCI 730

: Entomology and Biosecurity
2021 Semester Two (1215)
More than half of all described species are insects, and even more species await discovery and description. Insects at every trophic level above plants dominate terrestrial and freshwater food chains. Examines the evolution of insects, the importance of their role in terrestrial ecosystems, and the problems posed by insects as biosecurity invaders in non-native environments. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 320 or 338 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
253

BIOSCI 731

: Biogeography
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Examines the patterns of animal and plant distribution, and the processes that influence these patterns. Topics covered include equilibrium theory, island succession, vicariance and dispersal, insular speciation, and human migration and colonisation. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 395 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
254

BIOSCI 731

: Biogeography
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the patterns of animal and plant distribution, and the processes that influence these patterns. Topics covered include equilibrium theory, island succession, vicariance and dispersal, insular speciation, and human migration and colonisation. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 395 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
255

BIOSCI 731

: Biogeography
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the patterns of animal and plant distribution, and the processes that influence these patterns. Topics covered include equilibrium theory, island succession, vicariance and dispersal, insular speciation, and human migration and colonisation. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 395 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
256

BIOSCI 733

: Molecular Evolution and Conservation Genomics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Using the molecular archive to address ecological and evolutionary questions. Provides a broad theoretical and practical basis for undertaking studies in fields ranging from conservation genetics/genomics and connectivity, and biosecurity and forensics, to phylogenetics and molecular evolution. Topics may include the neutral theory of molecular evolution, molecular identification of species, gene flow, selection at the molecular level, and inbreeding depression.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
257

BIOSCI 733

: Molecular Evolution and Conservation Genomics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Using the molecular archive to address ecological and evolutionary questions. Provides a broad theoretical and practical basis for undertaking studies in fields ranging from conservation genetics/genomics and connectivity, and biosecurity and forensics, to phylogenetics and molecular evolution. Topics may include the neutral theory of molecular evolution, molecular identification of species, gene flow, selection at the molecular level, and inbreeding depression.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
258

BIOSCI 733

: Molecular Ecology and Evolution
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Interpreting the molecular archive by reconstructing the branching history of inheritance and its relationship to genetic diversity within and between species. Topics may include the neutral theory of molecular evolution, rates of molecular evolution, molecular systematics, genome change and speciation, molecular identification of species, gene flow and population structure, selection at the molecular level, inbreeding depression and mutational load, and the use of molecular markers for estimation of kinship and the description of mating systems. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
259

BIOSCI 734

: Terrestrial Plant Ecology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Plants form the autotrophic basis of terrestrial food chains and their distribution, diversity and abundance is a critical determinant of ecosystem functioning. Topics covered include both plant population ecology – including population growth and structure, seed and seedling dynamics, and life history strategies – and community ecology – including vegetation structure, dynamics, and species interactions. Methods to survey, analyse, and model plant populations and communities will also be discussed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
260

BIOSCI 734

: Terrestrial Plant Ecology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Plants form the autotrophic basis of terrestrial food chains and their distribution, diversity and abundance is a critical determinant of ecosystem functioning. Topics covered include both plant population ecology – including population growth and structure, seed and seedling dynamics, and life history strategies – and community ecology – including vegetation structure, dynamics, and species interactions. Methods to survey, analyse, and model plant populations and communities will also be discussed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
261

BIOSCI 734

: Terrestrial Plant Ecology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Plants form the autotrophic basis of terrestrial food chains and their distribution, diversity and abundance is a critical determinant of ecosystem functioning. Topics covered include both plant population ecology – including population growth and structure, seed and seedling dynamics, and life history strategies – and community ecology – including vegetation structure, dynamics, and species interactions. Methods to survey, analyse, and model plant populations and communities will also be discussed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
262

BIOSCI 734

: Terrestrial Plant Ecology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Plants form the autotrophic basis of terrestrial food chains and their distribution, diversity and abundance is a critical determinant of ecosystem functioning. Topics covered include both plant population ecology – including population growth and structure, seed and seedling dynamics, and life history strategies – and community ecology – including vegetation structure, dynamics, and species interactions. Methods to survey, analyse, and model plant populations and communities will also be discussed. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 396 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
263

BIOSCI 735

: Advanced Behavioural Ecology
2024 Semester One (1243)
Focuses on organisms interacting in natural environments. Both the mechanistic underpinnings of behaviour and the fitness consequences of such behavioural traits will be examined. Behavioural ecology is not limited to questions of behaviour, but draws in issues of energetics and physiology as these factors are often used as proxies for fitness traits such as differences in survival and reproduction. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 337 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
264

BIOSCI 735

: Advanced Behavioural Ecology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Focuses on organisms interacting in natural environments. Both the mechanistic underpinnings of behaviour and the fitness consequences of such behavioural traits will be examined. Behavioural ecology is not limited to questions of behaviour, but draws in issues of energetics and physiology as these factors are often used as proxies for fitness traits such as differences in survival and reproduction. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 337 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
265

BIOSCI 735

: Advanced Behavioural Ecology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Focuses on organisms interacting in natural environments. Both the mechanistic underpinnings of behaviour and the fitness consequences of such behavioural traits will be examined. Behavioural ecology is not limited to questions of behaviour, but draws in issues of energetics and physiology as these factors are often used as proxies for fitness traits such as differences in survival and reproduction. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 337 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
266

BIOSCI 735

: Advanced Behavioural Ecology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Focuses on organisms interacting in natural environments. Both the mechanistic underpinnings of behaviour and the fitness consequences of such behavioural traits will be examined. Behavioural ecology is not limited to questions of behaviour, but draws in issues of energetics and physiology as these factors are often used as proxies for fitness traits such as differences in survival and reproduction. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 337 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
267

BIOSCI 735

: Advanced Behavioural Ecology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Focuses on organisms interacting in natural environments. Both the mechanistic underpinnings of behaviour and the fitness consequences of such behavioural traits will be examined. Behavioural ecology is not limited to questions of behaviour, but draws in issues of energetics and physiology as these factors are often used as proxies for fitness traits such as differences in survival and reproduction. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 337 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
268

BIOSCI 736

: Microbial Genomics and Metabolism
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Cross-disciplinary issues involved in the understanding of microbial genome structure, gene regulation and metabolism. Includes: the genetic basis of microbial interactions and horizontal gene transfer, the effect of stress and mutation on microbial and viral evolution and modern approaches used to link gene sequence to biological function and phenotypes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
269

BIOSCI 736

: Microbial Genomics and Metabolism
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Cross-disciplinary issues involved in the understanding of microbial genome structure, gene regulation and metabolism. Includes: the genetic basis of microbial interactions and horizontal gene transfer, the effect of stress and mutation on microbial and viral evolution and modern approaches used to link gene sequence to biological function and phenotypes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
270

BIOSCI 736

: Microbial Genomics and Metabolism
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Cross-disciplinary issues involved in the understanding of microbial genome structure, gene regulation and metabolism. Includes: the genetic basis of microbial interactions and horizontal gene transfer, the effect of stress and mutation on microbial and viral evolution and modern approaches used to link gene sequence to biological function and phenotypes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
271

BIOSCI 736

: Microbial Genomics and Metabolism
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Cross-disciplinary issues involved in the understanding of microbial genome structure, gene regulation and metabolism. Includes: the genetic basis of microbial interactions and horizontal gene transfer, the effect of stress and mutation on microbial and viral evolution and modern approaches used to link gene sequence to biological function and phenotypes.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
272

BIOSCI 737

: High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules
2024 Semester One (1243)
X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy are two of the principal techniques used by biologists to determine molecular structure. The theory and practice of X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy, including a laboratory component where 3D structure are determined from experimental data, are addressed. Accessible to students with a variety of backgrounds, including Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry and Physics. This course complements CHEM 738 and BIOSCI 757.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
273

BIOSCI 737

: High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules
2023 Semester One (1233)
X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy are two of the principal techniques used by biologists to determine molecular structure. The theory and practice of X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy, including a laboratory component where 3D structure are determined from experimental data, are addressed. Accessible to students with a variety of backgrounds, including Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry and Physics. This course complements CHEM 738 and BIOSCI 757.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
274

BIOSCI 737

: High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules
2022 Semester One (1223)
X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy are two of the principal techniques used by biologists to determine molecular structure. The theory and practice of X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy, including a laboratory component where 3D structure are determined from experimental data, are addressed. Accessible to students with a variety of backgrounds, including Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry and Physics. This course complements CHEM 738 and BIOSCI 757.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
275

BIOSCI 737

: High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules
2021 Semester One (1213)
X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy are two of the principal techniques used by biologists to determine molecular structure. The theory and practice of X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy, including a laboratory component where 3D structure are determined from experimental data, are addressed. Accessible to students with a variety of backgrounds, including Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry and Physics. This course complements CHEM 738 and BIOSCI 757.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions