LFS252 Molecular Biology - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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LFS252 Molecular Biology

You will study the basic principles of molecular biology by discovering the interplay of molecules that underpin life and enable genetic engineering, biotechnology and bioinformatics and synthetic biology fields. You will understand concepts relating to DNA structure, the genetic code, replication, and repair; and how RNA is transcribed, regulated, and functions within cells. You will also understand how proteins are translated, folded, and their myriad functions. You will perform key molecular techniques including PCR, cloning, sequencing, and protein production, in a practical series that progress a goal.

Course detail

Prerequisite
LFS100 or (LFS103 and enrolled in Program SE303, AE304, SC355, SC357 or SC354)
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Units
12.00
EFTSL
0.125
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
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Course outline

LFS252 Course Outline Semester 2, 2020 (PDF 196KB)

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