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Laboratory Disease Investigation - AVBS3002

Year - 2019

The aim of this unit is to develop an investigative approach and familiarity with laboratory techniques, ethics and safety in preparation for honours or postgraduate training in disease research or disease investigation. Students will work through actual disease research or investigation scenarios via directed and self-directed, individual and group tasks.

Lectures 2 hours per week, laboratories/tutorials 4 hours per week (note these will vary depending upon the week)

Assignments (60%), quiz (15%), theory exam (25%)

There is no set text for this unit. Students will use primary literature and source various library texts as required for their investigations.

Assumed knowledge
CHEM1XXX and BIOL1XXX and ANSC3103 and ANSC3104 and (ENVX2001 or BIOM2001)


AVBS2001 and AVBS3001


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Jan Slapeta and A/Prof Damien Higgins
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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