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2451

BIOSCI 349

: Biomedical Microbiology
2020 Semester One (1203)
The molecular biology of micro-organisms affecting human health. The characteristics of microbial pathogens, the origins of virulence, and the development of infectious disease. Routes of infection, evasion of host immune responses, and host-pathogen interactions. The molecular basis for vaccination and anti-microbial therapy, and the development of resistance to treatment.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201 and either BIOSCI 204 or MEDSCI 202

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2452

BIOSCI 350

: Protein Structure and Function
2020 Semester One (1203)
The relationship of molecular structure to protein function will be emphasised. Techniques for the purification, characterisation, production of native and recombinant proteins and three-dimensional structure determination will be combined with a description of protein structure. Specific groups of proteins will be selected to illustrate structure/function relationships and protein evolution.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 201, 203

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2453

BIOSCI 725

: Ecological Physiology
2021 Semester One (1213)
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

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2454

BIOSCI 730

: Entomology and Biosecurity
2020 Semester Two (1205)
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 equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2455

BIOSCI 731

: Biogeography
2020 Semester Two (1205)
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

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2456

BIOSCI 734

: Terrestrial Plant Ecology
2022 Semester One (1223)
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

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2457

BIOSCI 737

: High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules
2020 Semester One (1203)
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

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2458

BIOSCI 739

: Dialogues in Biology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Cross-disciplinary issues in biology will be debated and explored. Topics may include: ethical and commercial issues underpinning science; scientific publishing and advocacy; medical and agricultural biotechnology; animal and environmental ethics, conservation and biodiversity, the history and philosophy of science.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2459

BIOSCI 741

: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2020 Semester One (1203)
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

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2460

BIOSCI 751

: Plant-microbial Interactions
2021 Semester Two (1215)
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

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2461

BIOSCI 759

: Molecular Cell Biology and Biomedicine
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores recent advances in cell biology that have led to a greater understanding of a variety of cellular processes at the molecular level. Emphasis will be placed on biochemical and genetic approaches to understand disease mechanisms at the cellular level. A sound understanding of either BIOSCI 349 or 353 or MEDSCI 314 or equivalent is assumed.
Subject: Biological Sciences
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2462

BIOSCI 761

: Thesis Proposal
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An extensive review of background material associated with the thesis topic, and a detailed outline of the proposed research and its significance. Students will also be required to present an overview of the proposal in a seminar.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Restriction: BIOSCI 762, ENVSCI 701, MEDSCI 701

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2463

CHEM 100

: Molecules that Changed the World
2021 Summer School (1210)
The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including penicillin, DDT and nylon. Their discovery, the underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour, their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use, and their likely impact on the future will be investigated. No formal prerequisite, but the course assumes a science background at Year 11 or higher.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2464

CHEM 100G

: Molecules that Changed the World
2023 Summer School (1230)
The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including penicillin, DDT and nylon. Their discovery, the underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour, their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use, and their likely impact on the future will be investigated. No formal prerequisite, but the course assumes a science background at Year 11 or higher.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2465

CHEM 100G

: Molecules that Changed the World
2022 Summer School (1220)
The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including penicillin, DDT and nylon. Their discovery, the underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour, their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use, and their likely impact on the future will be investigated. No formal prerequisite, but the course assumes a science background at Year 11 or higher.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2466

CHEM 100G

: Molecules that Changed the World
2021 Summer School (1210)
The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including penicillin, DDT and nylon. Their discovery, the underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour, their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use, and their likely impact on the future will be investigated. No formal prerequisite, but the course assumes a science background at Year 11 or higher.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2467

CHEM 110

: Chemistry of the Living World
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A foundation for understanding the chemistry of life is laid by exploring the diversity and reactivity of organic compounds. A systematic study of reactivity focuses on the site and mechanism of reaction including application of chemical kinetics. A quantitative study of proton transfer reactions features control of pH of fluids in both living systems and the environment. It is recommended that students with a limited background in chemistry take CHEM 150 prior to CHEM 110.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2468

CHEM 110

: Chemistry of the Living World
2021 Semester One (1213)
A foundation for understanding the chemistry of life is laid by exploring the diversity and reactivity of organic compounds. A systematic study of reactivity focuses on the site and mechanism of reaction including application of chemical kinetics. A quantitative study of proton transfer reactions features control of pH of fluids in both living systems and the environment. It is recommended that students with a limited background in chemistry take CHEM 150 prior to CHEM 110.
Subject: Chemistry
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2469

CHEM 150

: Concepts in Chemistry
2022 Summer School (1220)
The fundamentals of chemistry are explored with a view to enhancing understanding of the chemical nature of the world around us and providing a foundation for further study in chemistry. Special attention is paid to familiarisation with the language of chemistry and the chemist's perspective of the properties of matter and its transformations. It is recommended that students with a limited background in chemistry take this course prior to CHEM 110 or CHEM 120.
Subject: Chemistry
Restriction: Cannot be taken at the same time as any other chemistry course, or after any successfully completed chemistry course, other than CHEM 100/CHEM 100G

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2470

CHEM 251

: Structure and Spectroscopy
2021 Semester One (1213)
To study chemicals it is important to understand the stereochemical and electronic properties of molecules. Molecular orbital techniques and the application of approaches based on molecular symmetry and group theory to the understanding of molecular properties, bonding and spectroscopy will be studied. Application of these concepts to spectroscopic characterisation and quantification of materials by various spectroscopic techniques will be discussed.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150, 153, PHYSICS 120, 160, STATS 101, 108
Restriction: CHEM 220

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2471

CHEM 251

: Structure and Spectroscopy
2020 Semester One (1203)
To study chemicals it is important to understand the stereochemical and electronic properties of molecules. Molecular orbital techniques and the application of approaches based on molecular symmetry and group theory to the understanding of molecular properties, bonding and spectroscopy will be studied. Application of these concepts to spectroscopic characterisation and quantification of materials by various spectroscopic techniques will be discussed.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150, 153, PHYSICS 120, 160, STATS 101, 108
Restriction: CHEM 220

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2472

CHEM 254

: Modelling Chemical Processes
2020 Semester Two (1205)
From quantum mechanics to enzyme active sites, statistical analysis to the greenhouse effect, models are essential to our understanding of chemical phenomena. But what makes a good model? How are they developed and tested? After exploring the concept of models and their relationship to the scientific method, students will investigate several currently accepted models used in the chemical sciences.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 130, 150, PHYSICS 120 To complete this course students must enrol in CHEM 254 A and B, or CHEM 254

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2473

CHEM 254

: Modelling Chemical Processes
2020 Semester One (1203)
From quantum mechanics to enzyme active sites, statistical analysis to the greenhouse effect, models are essential to our understanding of chemical phenomena. But what makes a good model? How are they developed and tested? After exploring the concept of models and their relationship to the scientific method, students will investigate several currently accepted models used in the chemical sciences.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 130, 150, PHYSICS 120 To complete this course students must enrol in CHEM 254 A and B, or CHEM 254

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CHEM 254A

: Modelling Chemical Processes
2021 Semester One (1213)
From quantum mechanics to enzyme active sites, statistical analysis to the greenhouse effect, models are essential to our understanding of chemical phenomena. But what makes a good model? How are they developed and tested? After exploring the concept of models and their relationship to the scientific method, students will investigate several currently accepted models used in the chemical sciences.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 130, 150, PHYSICS 120 To complete this course students must enrol in CHEM 254 A and B, or CHEM 254

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CHEM 254A

: Modelling Chemical Processes
2020 Semester One (1203)
From quantum mechanics to enzyme active sites, statistical analysis to the greenhouse effect, models are essential to our understanding of chemical phenomena. But what makes a good model? How are they developed and tested? After exploring the concept of models and their relationship to the scientific method, students will investigate several currently accepted models used in the chemical sciences.
Subject: Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, 120 and 15 points from MATHS 108, 110, 130, 150, PHYSICS 120 To complete this course students must enrol in CHEM 254 A and B, or CHEM 254

Outline is not available yet