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SCH3223 Medical Genetics
Credit Points: 15
SCH2226 Human Molecular Genetics
or equivalent
This unit is designed to give students an appreciation of the achievements and pace of development in genetics, and how it will significantly impact on medicine over the coming decade. Lectures tutorials and seminars will give an overview of the significance of genetic factors in determining human morbidity and mortality. Important examples of human genetic disorders and the current strategies for their diagnosis and prevention will be discussed, and an insight into ongoing research in the field of human and medical genetics will be provided.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
V95Bachelor of Science (Biomolecular Science)
E69Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
SMBIOMBiomedical Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
STHBIOHuman Biology Major
SMHBIOHuman Biology 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCHUMHUMAN BIOLOGY 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIHBIOHuman Biology Minor
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
SMCGENHUMAN GENETICS 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIGENHuman Genetics Minor
SMCPSIPHYSIOLOGY 8 Unit Supporting Major
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004