ANAT3231 Cell Biology

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This page will contain Cell Biology material available for student study commencing Semester 1 2018.

Dr Mark Hill


Course commences in Semester 1 2018. Please look at the previous course timetable for the content covered.

The new 2018 course may differ in both delivery and timetabling modes to assist students!

This page currently links to information from the 2017 course.


Course commences Week 2 the timetable for the upcoming 2017 course is currently in preparation.

2017 ANAT3231 Course Outline PDF (SOMS Student Page)

All course timetable clashes should initially be referred to the SOMS student advisor (Dean Lovett, Room G27, Biosciences Building). Other course enquiries should be directed to the course coordinator (Dr Mark Hill, Room G20, Wallace Wurth Building).

  • Lecture 1 - Wednesday 11;00 AM Wallace Wurth LG02
  • Lecture 2 - Thursday 1:00 PM Wallace Wurth LG03
  • Laboratory - Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wallace Wurth East G06


  • 50% - Theory Exam
  • 30% - Individual Assessment
  • 20% - Group Assessment

Theory Exam

  • Based on the course lecture content
  • set in the UNSW exam period

Individual Assessment

  • Presentation and assessment of research articles
  • Lecture and Lab exercises

Group Assessment

  • Based on a group project prepared throughout the semester

Course Online Support


Wiki icon.jpg The course is supported online by a Wiki resource that allows student access to lecture and practical class materials, as well as the current location for Group project work carried out throughout the semester.


Unsw moodle icon.jpg UNSW Australia uses Moodle for course learning management. Moodle course

Public Holidays

Public Holidays
Easter Holiday Long Weekend 14 Apr – 17 Apr
Anzac Day public holiday 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday public holiday 12 Jun
Links: UNSW Academic Calendar

Supplementary ANAT3231 Theory Exam


The supp exam will be of the same format as the final exam but a different paper.


Essential Cell Biology (4th ed.)

Essential Cell Biology (4th ed.) Alberts, etal. 2014, is recommended for this course and page references are given in lectures. This textbook is a simplified (shortened) version of Molecular Biology of the Cell, listed below.

Online Cell Biology textbooks are also available from NCBI Bookshelf.

  • Molecular Biology of the Cell Alberts, Bruce; Johnson, Alexander; Lewis, Julian; Raff, Martin; Roberts, Keith; Walter, Peter New York and London: Garland Science; c2002 Bookshelf Link
  • Molecular Cell Biology 4th ed., Lodish, Harvey; Berk, Arnold; Zipursky, S. Lawrence; Matsudaira, Paul; Baltimore, David; Darnell, James E., New York: W. H. Freeman & Co., 1999. The Cell- A Molecular Approach Bookshelf Link
  • The Cell - A Molecular Approach 2nd ed., Cooper, Geoffrey M., Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2000. Bookshelf Link

To see more about textbooks, journals and references see the ANAT3231 References.

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