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176

BIOSCI 701

: Practical Approaches in Genomics
2021 Semester One (1213)
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
177

BIOSCI 702

: Modelling Biological Processes
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Modelling and simulation are increasingly important aspects of the biological sciences. A variety of biological modelling approaches are introduced through a series of practical exercises to build and analyse models of biological processes. Topics include modelling in ecology and systems biology, agent-based modelling of complex biological systems, and molecular dynamics of biological molecules.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 703
178

BIOSCI 702

: Modelling Biological Processes
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Modelling and simulation are increasingly important aspects of the biological sciences. A variety of biological modelling approaches are introduced through a series of practical exercises to build and analyse models of biological processes. Topics include modelling in ecology and systems biology, agent-based modelling of complex biological systems, and molecular dynamics of biological molecules.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 703
179

BIOSCI 702

: Modelling Biological Processes
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Modelling and simulation are increasingly important aspects of the biological sciences. A variety of biological modelling approaches are introduced through a series of practical exercises to build and analyse models of biological processes. Topics include modelling in ecology and systems biology, agent-based modelling of complex biological systems, and molecular dynamics of biological molecules.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 703
180

BIOSCI 702

: Systems and Models in the Natural Sciences
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Modelling and simulation are increasingly important aspects of the natural sciences. A variety of methods for scientific modelling and visualisation, including molecular dynamics, cellular automata, agent-based modelling, and dynamical systems theory will be introduced, along with use of these methods to improve understanding of complex (biological) systems on wide-ranging scales, from interacting molecules to evolving populations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOINF 703
181

BIOSCI 704

: Practical Applications of Cell Analysis
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Focuses on the practical aspects of analysing cells using leading edge technologies relevant to a wide range of cell biology-based disciplines including immunology, infectious diseases, stem cells, cancer, microbiology. Technologies covered include high dimensional flow cytometry, cell sorting and microscopy/imaging.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
182

BIOSCI 704

: Practical Applications of Cell Analysis
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Focuses on the practical aspects of analysing cells using leading edge technologies relevant to a wide range of cell biology-based disciplines including immunology, infectious diseases, stem cells, cancer, microbiology. Technologies covered include high dimensional flow cytometry, cell sorting and microscopy/imaging.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
183

BIOSCI 724

: Marine Ecology
2023 Semester One (1233)
The ocean covers 70% of the surface area of Earth, provides 50% of the oxygen and much of the food consumed. This course considers marine ecology at the local, hemispheric and global levels with a focus on habitat and ecosystem connectivity and the impacts of anthropogenic change.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
184

BIOSCI 724

: Marine Ecology
2022 Semester One (1223)
The ocean covers 70% of the surface area of Earth, provides 50% of the oxygen and much of the food consumed. This course considers marine ecology at the local, hemispheric and global levels with a focus on habitat and ecosystem connectivity and the impacts of anthropogenic change.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
185

BIOSCI 724

: Marine Ecology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Current topics in marine ecology at the population, community, and ecosystem level. Seminars focus on ecology and evolution in a life-history context, including topics on fertilisation, larval development, and recruitment.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
186

BIOSCI 724

: Marine Ecology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Current topics in marine ecology at the population, community, and ecosystem level. Seminars focus on ecology and evolution in a life-history context, including topics on fertilisation, larval development, and recruitment.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
187

BIOSCI 725

: Ecological Physiology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Physiological and biochemical processes enable animals to occupy diverse habitats. Highly variable and extreme environments provide an opportunity to study the functional attributes of animals, particularly ectotherms, with respect to their metabolic, respiratory, and nutritional adaptations. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 335 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
188

BIOSCI 725

: Ecological Physiology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Physiological and biochemical processes enable animals to occupy diverse habitats. Highly variable and extreme environments provide an opportunity to study the functional attributes of animals, particularly ectotherms, with respect to their metabolic, respiratory, and nutritional adaptations. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 335 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
189

BIOSCI 725

: Ecological Physiology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Physiological and biochemical processes enable animals to occupy diverse habitats. Highly variable and extreme environments provide an opportunity to study the functional attributes of animals, particularly ectotherms, with respect to their metabolic, respiratory, and nutritional adaptations. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 335 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
190

BIOSCI 727

: Aquaculture
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Current assessment of the national and global status of aquaculture and consideration of future prospects. Examples of aquaculture in New Zealand are examined and a review of general environmental and biological problems and the role of scientific knowledge in aquaculture management. A sound knowledge of BIOSCI 328 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
191

BIOSCI 727

: Aquaculture
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Current assessment of the national and global status of aquaculture and consideration of future prospects. Examples of aquaculture in New Zealand are examined and a review of general environmental and biological problems and the role of scientific knowledge in aquaculture management. A sound knowledge of BIOSCI 328 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
192

BIOSCI 727

: Aquaculture
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Current assessment of the national and global status of aquaculture and fisheries, including consideration of future prospects. Examples of algal, invertebrate, and fish aquaculture in New Zealand, and a review of general environmental and biological problems and the role of scientific knowledge in aquaculture management. Coverage of factors contributing to wild fisheries management, including spawning, larval survival, recruitment, principles of stock assessment and fisheries modelling. A sound knowledge of BIOSCI 328 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
193

BIOSCI 727

: Aquaculture
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Current assessment of the national and global status of aquaculture and fisheries, including consideration of future prospects. Examples of algal, invertebrate, and fish aquaculture in New Zealand, and a review of general environmental and biological problems and the role of scientific knowledge in aquaculture management. Coverage of factors contributing to wild fisheries management, including spawning, larval survival, recruitment, principles of stock assessment and fisheries modelling. A sound knowledge of BIOSCI 328 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
194

BIOSCI 729

: Evolutionary Biology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A contemporary approach to central issues in evolutionary biology including mechanisms that produce macroevolutionary patterns. Current research using phylogenetic methods for testing evolutionary hypotheses will be discussed, encompassing the role of selection, the origin of mutations, and concepts of heredity. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
195

BIOSCI 729

: Evolutionary Biology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A contemporary approach to central issues in evolutionary biology including mechanisms that produce macroevolutionary patterns. Current research using phylogenetic methods for testing evolutionary hypotheses will be discussed, encompassing the role of selection, the origin of mutations, and concepts of heredity. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
196

BIOSCI 729

: Evolutionary Biology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A contemporary approach to central issues in evolutionary biology including mechanisms that produce macroevolutionary patterns. Current research using phylogenetic methods for testing evolutionary hypotheses will be discussed, encompassing the role of selection, the origin of mutations, and concepts of heredity. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
197

BIOSCI 729

: Evolutionary Biology
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A contemporary approach to central issues in evolutionary biology including mechanisms that produce macroevolutionary patterns. Current research using phylogenetic methods for testing evolutionary hypotheses will be discussed, encompassing the role of selection, the origin of mutations, and concepts of heredity. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 322 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
198

BIOSCI 730

: Entomology and Biosecurity
2023 Semester Two (1235)
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
199

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
200

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