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BIO3204 Molecular Diagnostics 2

Short Description: Molecular Diagnostics 2
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 060113 - Pathology
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: BIO2104 and BIO2108
Co-requisite: BIO2106

Other Requisites

Students should be enrolled in the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Biology (Human Physiology), Associate Degree of Medical Laboratory Science.


This course will explore the following four major themes: the status of molecular diagnostic testing and its future, molecular testing in immunology and infectious disease, molecular testing in genetic disease, and molecular testing in cancer and haematology. This course contains a mandatory two-day residential school for both external and on-campus students. The practical component of the residential school will focus on utilising molecular diagnostic techniques in immunology and infectious disease testing and in diagnosis of specific human genetic diseases. Tutorials will extend the student's knowledge by providing problem-solving tasks, case studies and/or journal article discussions.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 30 November 2021