|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
Introduction to the basic principles of cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and immunology. The biochemical processes involved in agricultural plant productivity and animal metabolism are covered from an energy perspective. The importance of microbes in biotechnology and disease is highlighted in addition to the importance of mechanisms of resistance to infectious diseases in both agriculturally-important plants and domesticated animals.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Margaret Reilly, Assoc. Professor Lionel Hebbard, Dr Miriam Wankell, Professor Estelle Venter|
|Lecturers:||Empro Joseph Holtum, Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan, Miss Lou Costanzo, Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Leo Foyle, Dr Elecia Johnston, Miss Brittany Dewdney, Dr Miriam Wankell.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Participate in and complete the assessment tasks in the practical classes. A student cannot pass this subject unless at least 6 practical sessions have been attended and passed. Attend the final exam and achieve a score of at least 35%. Achieve a total aggregate score of 50% or more across all assessment items.|
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.