GENE4002 Integrated Topics in Genetics I
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit consists of lectures and related activities focusing on Mendelian genetics and introductory level molecular, population, cyto- and quantitative genetics. The lectures are prerecorded and organised into modules that cover mechanisms and techniques of molecular genetics, mutation and repair, linkage analysis, gene function and expression, and transgenesis in animals and plants. Face-to-face tutorials will focus on student understanding of the learning outcomes associated with each lecture module.
- Students are able to (1) become knowledgeable in and have an appreciation for molecular genetic mechanisms, mutation and repair, gene function, transgenesis in animals and plants, genes controlling developmental processes in eukaryotic organisms, and the influences of evolution and the environment animals and plants and (2) gain advanced knowledge of genomic and post-genomic technologies, how genomes are analysed and the resources available to do this.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online quizzes consisting of multiple choice questions and/or short anwers; (2) worksheets; and (3) attendance and participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr. Yitheng Chooi
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Master of Biological Science (72520), Master of Biotechnology (71580) or the Master of Agricultural Science (72510)
- GENE2230 Molecular Genetics I and GENE2250 Principles of Inheritance
- Contact hours
- 6 x 2 hr tutorials over the course of a semester.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.