Dr James Botten
|Position||Associate Lecturer - Microbiology-Immunology|
|Org Unit||Molecular and Biomedical Science|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 5436|
Molecular Life Sciences
Human Biology IB (Health Sciences)
Human Sciences IA/IB (Nursing)
Medical Microbiology and Immunology III (MBBS Elective course)
Introductory Molecular Biology:
Scientific Basis of Medicine IB (MBBS core course)
Level II Microbiology:
Microbiology II - Bacterial Pathogenesis (Science)
Immunology & Virology II
Infection & Immunity A (Level 3 course)
Level II Science (Microbiolgy & Immunology, Biochemistry & Genetics)
Infection & Immunity A/B
Research InterestsWhile attending University is more than just the obtaining of a degree, it is the students' academic endeavours that will determine the outcomes of their future career. These endeavours rely on, and deserve, the highest quality teaching that we can possibly provide.
In order to provide this high quality teaching, it is essential that staff and students communicate and understand their expectations of each other, particularly in regards to assessments, as it is the assessments that provide the tangible measurement of a students success in their chosen field of study.
My research interest centres around understanding students' perceptions of the courses that I teach into, with the aim of improving the learning and teaching outcomes of those courses.
Pinyon, R. A. , Paton, J. C. , Paton, A. W. , Botten, J. A. and Morona, R. (2004) Refinement of a therapeutic Shiga toxin-binding probiotic for human trials. J. Infect. Dis. 189:1547–1555.
Jilbert, A. R., Botten, J. A., Miller, D. S., Bertram, E. M., Hall, P. M., Kotlarski, I. and Burrell, C. J. (1998) Characterization of age- and dose-related outcomes of duck hepatitis B virus infection. Virology 244:273-282.
Education Research Publications
Professional AssociationsFounding Member of the Education Research Group of Adelaide (ERGA; http://www.adelaide.edu.au/erga/) which seeks to promote high quality University learning through evidence-based, practical approaches to teaching.
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Entry last updated: Friday, 24 Aug 2018
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