|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
Introduction to the foundational principles of biochemistry including molecular aspects of cell structure and function, the major molecular components of living systems, their synthesis and interconversion. This is addressed principally from a mammalian perspective. Introduction to the microbial world including highlights in the structure of cells and their functioning which have significant implications for biotechnology, disease processes and the control of organisms. Mechanisms of resistance to infectious diseases in animals and plants.
Participate in and complete the assessment tasks in the practical classes. A student cannot pass this subject unless at least 7 practical sessions have been attended and passed. Attend the final exam and achieve a score of at least 50%. Achieve a total aggregate score of 50% or more across all assessment items.
|Prerequisites:||CH1020 or Senior Chemistry|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020|
|Coordinator:||Dr Margaret Reilly, Assoc. Professor Lionel Hebbard, Professor Estelle Venter, Dr Sacha Jensen, Professor David Whitmore|
|Lecturers:||Mr Ray Layton, Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan, Dr Sacha Jensen, Ms Helen Long.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.