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226

BIOSCI 739

: Dialogues in Biology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Social, ethical and other philosophical issues in the life sciences will be debated and explored. Topics may include: animal and environmental ethics, conservation and biodiversity, the history and philosophy of science, ethical and commercial issues underpinning science, scientific publishing and advocacy, medical and agricultural biotechnology.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
227

BIOSCI 739

: Dialogues in Biology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Social, ethical and other philosophical issues in the life sciences will be debated and explored. Topics may include: animal and environmental ethics, conservation and biodiversity, the history and philosophy of science, ethical and commercial issues underpinning science, scientific publishing and advocacy, medical and agricultural biotechnology.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
228

BIOSCI 741

: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores recent advances in microbial biotechnology across the environmental, industrial and medical sectors, highlighting the diversity and complexity of applications. Features of experimental design and data analysis will be discussed. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 348 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
229

BIOSCI 741

: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Historical overview of the development of industrial microbiology. Diversity and complexity of applications. Biodiversity of fermentations. Microbial metabolism and the assimilation of carbon, nitrogen, and sulphur. Interconnections between catabolic and biosynthetic pathways. Metabolic considerations in continuous culture. Selection, isolation and construction of useful organisms. Manipulation of growth conditions to optimise process yield. Contemporary examples of industrial processes using microbes. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 348 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
230

BIOSCI 746

: The Molecular Machinery of The Cell
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The experimental investigation and modelling of protein behaviour at the molecular level, in order to explain cellular biology and facilitate protein engineering. Topics addressed may include binding, transport, catalysis, chemical modification, and dynamics. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 350 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
231

BIOSCI 746

: The Molecular Machinery of The Cell
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The experimental investigation and modelling of protein behaviour at the molecular level, in order to explain cellular biology and facilitate protein engineering. Topics addressed may include binding, transport, catalysis, chemical modification, and dynamics. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 350 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
232

BIOSCI 746

: The Molecular Machinery of The Cell
2021 Semester Two (1215)
The experimental investigation and modelling of protein behaviour at the molecular level, in order to explain cellular biology and facilitate protein engineering. Topics addressed may include binding, transport, catalysis, chemical modification, and dynamics. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 350 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
233

BIOSCI 746

: The Molecular Machinery of The Cell
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The experimental investigation and modelling of protein behaviour at the molecular level, in order to explain cellular biology and facilitate protein engineering. Topics addressed may include binding, transport, catalysis, chemical modification, and dynamics. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 350 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
234

BIOSCI 747

: Biosecurity and Invasion Biology
2023 Semester One (1233)
The science of invasion biology, including stages of the invasion process and ecological interactions between species. The impacts of invasive alien species in different ecosystems. Population and community ecology, in relation to biosecurity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
235

BIOSCI 747

: Biosecurity and Invasion Biology
2022 Semester One (1223)
The science of invasion biology, including stages of the invasion process and ecological interactions between species. The impacts of invasive alien species in different ecosystems. Population and community ecology, in relation to biosecurity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
236

BIOSCI 747

: Biosecurity and Invasion Biology
2021 Semester One (1213)
The science of invasion biology, including stages of the invasion process and ecological interactions between species. The impacts of invasive alien species in different ecosystems. Population and community ecology, in relation to biosecurity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
237

BIOSCI 747

: Biosecurity and Invasion Biology
2020 Semester One (1203)
The science of invasion biology, including stages of the invasion process and ecological interactions between species. The impacts of invasive alien species in different ecosystems. Population and community ecology, in relation to biosecurity.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
238

BIOSCI 748

: Weed and Pest Management
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Techniques for the management of invasive plants and animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) in different ecosystem types, including terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Approaches to the prevention, control and eradication of invasive species in different situations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
239

BIOSCI 748

: Weed and Pest Management
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Techniques for the management of invasive plants and animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) in different ecosystem types, including terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Approaches to the prevention, control and eradication of invasive species in different situations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
240

BIOSCI 748

: Weed and Pest Management
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Techniques for the management of invasive plants and animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) in different ecosystem types, including terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Approaches to the prevention, control and eradication of invasive species in different situations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
241

BIOSCI 748

: Weed and Pest Management
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Techniques for the management of invasive plants and animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) in different ecosystem types, including terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Approaches to the prevention, control and eradication of invasive species in different situations.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
242

BIOSCI 749

: Microbiomes
2023 Semester Two (1235)
The roles of microbial communities (microbiomes) and current research methods to study these are considered in different contexts including the environment (natural and biotechnological systems) and the human microbiome. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 347 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
243

BIOSCI 749

: Ecology of Microbial Interactions
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The associations of micro-organisms with their immediate environment are considered. Topics to be discussed include microbial communities and their survival strategies in natural and artificial systems. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 347 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
244

BIOSCI 749

: Ecology of Microbial Interactions
2021 Semester Two (1215)
The associations of micro-organisms with their immediate environment are considered. Topics to be discussed include microbial communities and their survival strategies in natural and artificial systems. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 347 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
245

BIOSCI 749

: Ecology of Microbial Interactions
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The associations of micro-organisms with their immediate environment are considered. Topics to be discussed include microbial communities and their survival strategies in natural and artificial systems. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 347 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
246

BIOSCI 751

: Plant-microbial Interactions
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Addresses selected topics in plant microbial interactions. Modern research on issues relating to plant pathogens and biosecurity, plant disease spread (epidemiology) and plant-microbial interactions (both pathogenic and mutualistic) will be investigated and discussed. A basic understanding of microbiology and molecular biology is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
247

BIOSCI 751

: Plant-microbial Interactions
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Addresses selected topics in plant microbial interactions. Modern research on issues relating to plant pathogens and biosecurity, plant disease spread (epidemiology) and plant-microbial interactions (both pathogenic and mutualistic) will be investigated and discussed. A basic understanding of microbiology and molecular biology is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
248

BIOSCI 752

: Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
2023 Semester One (1233)
How genomics and gene transfer technologies could be used to achieve improved plant growth and to develop food with new traits. Includes: plant genomics methods, engineering fruit colour, control of fruit ripening and texture, biotechnology project design. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 354 or 340 or 326 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
249

BIOSCI 752

: Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
2022 Semester One (1223)
How genomics and gene transfer technologies could be used to achieve improved plant growth and to develop food with new traits. Includes: plant genomics methods, engineering fruit colour, control of fruit ripening and texture, biotechnology project design. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 354 or 340 or 326 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions
250

BIOSCI 752

: Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
2021 Semester One (1213)
How genomics and gene transfer technologies could be used to achieve improved plant growth and to develop food with new traits. Includes: plant genomics methods, engineering fruit colour, control of fruit ripening and texture, biotechnology project design. A sound understanding of BIOSCI 354 or 340 or 326 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions