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SCH2141 Advanced Biomedical Techniques
Credit Points: 15
SCH1111 Fundamental Biomedical Techniques OR
SCH1133 Human Genetics OR
SCH2142 Forensic Genetics
This unit sets out the basic principles of genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics.  The major areas covered are: (i) genome sequences - genomic variation, identity and evolution (ii) genome expression - microarrays and proteomics (iii) biomedical genome research - development of vaccines, antibiotics, RNA medicine and genomic ethics (iv) online genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics - a variety of unknown DNAs are isolated, assayed, amplified, sequenced and their sequences analysed using online shareware applications. Instruction employs interesting but complex questions derived from biomedical case studies. Students use bioinformatics to explore the biomedical content and processes contained within each case study.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
C32Bachelor of Medical Science
K05Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
MABUUDBiomedical Science Major
SMCHUMHuman Biology 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIHBIOHuman Biology Minor
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
MAAAFDHuman Biology Major
SMCGENHuman Genetics 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIAGENHuman Genetics Minor
SMCPHAPharmacology 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIPHARPharmacology Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014