University of Technology Sydney

91559 Bacterial Pathogenesis

6cp; Attendance to laboratory and computer practicals is compulsory.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject exposes students to a range of novel technologies that are playing a pivotal role in the advancement of infectious diseases diagnosis and therapy. The subject covers diagnostic technologies like biomarker development, sequencing technologies, microbiome analysis, therapeutic technologies like genome editing, as well as new approaches to understanding antimicrobial resistance and an integrated overview of these topics from the ‘One Health’ perspective. Upon successful completion of this subject, the students should have not only an understanding of the science behind these technologies, but also an appreciation of the fast-evolving nature of this field and the challenges the world faces with the advent of new biotechnology.

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