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BIOSCI 356

: Developmental Biology and Cancer
2023 Semester One (1233)
Molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of normal and abnormal development focusing on a variety of model systems including drosophila, the zebrafish and the mouse. Molecular events underlying the development of body form, the differentiation of specific tissues such as the blood, and abnormalities of development which contribute to diseases of the body such as cancer. Implications of transgenic techniques on development.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201
152

BIOSCI 356

: Developmental Biology and Cancer
2022 Semester One (1223)
Molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of normal and abnormal development focusing on a variety of model systems including drosophila, the zebrafish and the mouse. Molecular events underlying the development of body form, the differentiation of specific tissues such as the blood, and abnormalities of development which contribute to diseases of the body such as cancer. Implications of transgenic techniques on development.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201
153

BIOSCI 356

: Developmental Biology and Cancer
2021 Semester One (1213)
Molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of normal and abnormal development focusing on a variety of model systems including drosophila, the zebrafish and the mouse. Molecular events underlying the development of body form, the differentiation of specific tissues such as the blood, and abnormalities of development which contribute to diseases of the body such as cancer. Implications of transgenic techniques on development.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201
154

BIOSCI 356

: Developmental Biology and Cancer
2020 Semester One (1203)
Molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of normal and abnormal development focusing on a variety of model systems including drosophila, the zebrafish and the mouse. Molecular events underlying the development of body form, the differentiation of specific tissues such as the blood, and abnormalities of development which contribute to diseases of the body such as cancer. Implications of transgenic techniques on development.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201
155

BIOSCI 358

: Nutritional Science
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The scientific basis of nutrition focusing on its biochemistry and physiology in health and disease. Nutritional aspects of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and trace nutrients are covered in an integrated manner. The methodologies which underpin nutritional science and its applications are included. Reference will be made to a broad range of examples, and a number of specific nutritional topics of current interest will also be included.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 203
156

BIOSCI 358

: Nutritional Science
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The scientific basis of nutrition focusing on its biochemistry and physiology in health and disease. Nutritional aspects of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and trace nutrients are covered in an integrated manner. The methodologies which underpin nutritional science and its applications are included. Reference will be made to a broad range of examples, and a number of specific nutritional topics of current interest will also be included.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 203
157

BIOSCI 358

: Nutritional Science
2021 Semester Two (1215)
The scientific basis of nutrition focusing on its biochemistry and physiology in health and disease. Nutritional aspects of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and trace nutrients are covered in an integrated manner. The methodologies which underpin nutritional science and its applications are included. Reference will be made to a broad range of examples, and a number of specific nutritional topics of current interest will also be included.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 203
158

BIOSCI 358

: Nutritional Science
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The scientific basis of nutrition focusing on its biochemistry and physiology in health and disease. Nutritional aspects of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and trace nutrients are covered in an integrated manner. The methodologies which underpin nutritional science and its applications are included. Reference will be made to a broad range of examples, and a number of specific nutritional topics of current interest will also be included.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 203
159

BIOSCI 394

: Terrestrial Ecology and Conservation
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores theoretical ecology from populations to ecosystems. Applies ecological theory to conservation management through a cross-disciplinary lens in the context of social and cultural values. Students will test theoretical hypotheses in the field, conduct an ecological site assessment for conservation management and learn to use population viability analysis to assess risks to threatened populations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 206 and 220, or 104 and 30 points at Stage II in either Biological Sciences or Geography
160

BIOSCI 394

: Terrestrial Ecology and Conservation
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores theoretical ecology from populations to ecosystems. Applies ecological theory to conservation management through a cross-disciplinary lens in the context of social and cultural values. Students will test theoretical hypotheses in the field, conduct an ecological site assessment for conservation management and learn to use population viability analysis to assess risks to threatened populations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 206 and 220, or 104 and 30 points at Stage II in either Biological Sciences or Geography
161

BIOSCI 394

: Terrestrial Ecology and Conservation
2021 Semester One (1213)
Conservation of species and ecosystems. Population ecology, population growth, harvesting and pest control, marine and terrestrial conservation practice, forest and fisheries management. Impacts and control of invasive species. Population viability analysis and case studies in the conservation of threatened species. International conservation.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 206 and 220, or 104 and 30 points at Stage II in either Biological Sciences or Geography
162

BIOSCI 394

: Conservation Ecology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Conservation of species and ecosystems. Population ecology, population growth, harvesting and pest control, marine and terrestrial conservation practice, forest and fisheries management. Impacts and control of invasive species. Population viability analysis and case studies in the conservation of threatened species. International conservation.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 104 and 30 points at Stage II in either Biological Sciences or Geography
163

BIOSCI 395

: Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Island biogeography and insular biodiversity across the Pacific. A multi-disciplinary approach involving the study of both plant and animal systematics and biogeography.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109 or GEOG 101
164

BIOSCI 395

: Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Island biogeography and insular biodiversity across the Pacific. A multi-disciplinary approach involving the study of both plant and animal systematics and biogeography.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109 or GEOG 101
165

BIOSCI 395

: Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Island biogeography and insular biodiversity across the Pacific. A multi-disciplinary approach involving the study of both plant and animal systematics and biogeography.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109 or GEOG 101
166

BIOSCI 395

: Pacific Biogeography and Biodiversity
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Island biogeography and insular biodiversity across the Pacific. A multi-disciplinary approach involving the study of both plant and animal systematics and biogeography.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109 or GEOG 101
167

BIOSCI 396

: Terrestrial Ecology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Experimental and theoretical population and community ecology focusing on the interactions and environmental forces controlling the distribution and abundance of terrestrial populations of plants and animals. Both New Zealand and international examples will be used to explain the fundamental processes shaping ecological systems throughout the world.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109, 206, and STATS 101 or 108
168

BIOSCI 399

: Capstone: Biology: The Science of the 21st Century
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Major advances in biology have added immensely to the understanding of our world. These advancements will continue, and biological science will influence our future lives and world. Students will enhance their scientific skills by envisioning the innovative future of biology, and its likely cultural, political and economic impacts, globally, and within the context of Aotearoa and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Biological Sciences
169

BIOSCI 399

: Capstone: Biology: The Science of the 21st Century
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Major advances in biology have added immensely to the understanding of our world. These advancements will continue, and biological science will influence our future lives and world. Students will enhance their scientific skills by envisioning the innovative future of biology, and its likely cultural, political and economic impacts, globally, and within the context of Aotearoa and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Biological Sciences
170

BIOSCI 399

: Capstone: Biological Science in a Post Truth World
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Enables students to engage in debate on contemporary issues in biology and how these are interpreted from a cultural, political and economic perspective. Equips students with the tools to counter misrepresentation of science, through evidence-based scientific reasoning. Offers students a perception of Western science through different lenses, including Vision Matauranga, economic, environmental and health policy and journalism in NZ and beyond.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Biological Sciences
171

BIOSCI 700

: Phylogenetics
2023 Semester One (1233)
Students will learn advanced computational methods for inferring phylogenetic trees and studying macroevolutionary processes, including phylogenetic dating, coalescence, epidemic phylogeography, and estimation of ancestral traits and biogeography. Relevant skills in computation (BEAST, command-line programs, R) and statistics (Bayesian methods, model-based inference) will also be taught.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 702
172

BIOSCI 700

: Advanced Phylogenetics
2022 Semester One (1223)
Students will learn advanced computational methods for inferring phylogenetic trees and studying macroevolutionary processes, including phylogenetic dating, coalescence, epidemic phylogeography, and estimation of ancestral traits and biogeography. Relevant skills in computation (BEAST, command-line programs, R) and statistics (Bayesian methods, model-based inference) will also be taught.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 702
173

BIOSCI 700

: Advanced Phylogenetics
2021 Semester One (1213)
Students will learn advanced computational methods for inferring phylogenetic trees and studying macroevolutionary processes, including phylogenetic dating, coalescence, epidemic phylogeography, and estimation of ancestral traits and biogeography. Relevant skills in computation (BEAST, command-line programs, R) and statistics (Bayesian methods, model-based inference) will also be taught.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 702
174

BIOSCI 701

: Practical Approaches in Genomics
2023 Semester One (1233)
Genomics provides insights into the diversity, evolution, adaptation and function of organisms. This course focuses on the practical aspects of genomics as it can be applied across taxa and topics such as conservation, health and ecosystem function. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322, 351 or 355 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 701
175

BIOSCI 701

: Practical Approaches in Genomics
2022 Semester One (1223)
Genomics provides insights into the diversity, evolution, adaptation and function of organisms. This course focuses on the practical aspects of genomics as it can be applied across taxa and topics such as conservation, health and ecosystem function. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322, 351 or 355 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 701