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BIOL3926: Developmental Biology (Advanced)

Qualified students will participate in alternative components to BIOL3026 Developmental Biology. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year. Some assessment will be in an alternative format to components of BIOL3026.

Code BIOL3926
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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A mark of 75 or above in (GEGE2X01 or MBLG2X72 or GENE2002 or BIOL2X29 or BCMB2X02) and a mark of 75 or above in (MBLG2X71 or BIOL2XXX or BCMB2XXX or MEDS2003 or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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BIOL3929 or BIOL3026

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand, explain and evaluate classical and modern approaches used in developmental biology
  • LO2. know, understand and analyse developmental biology information
  • LO3. define and describe different means by which multicellular organisms develop
  • LO4. compare and contrast mechanisms of cell fate determination
  • LO5. appraise how developmental biology relates to evolution and diversity
  • LO6. develop skills in the use and application of developmental biology tools
  • LO7. formulate ideas on the practical applications of developmental biology in agriculture
  • LO8. relate the use of developmental biology to improving animal and plant health and well being

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.