General course objectives
Throughout life science genetic/genomic methods are increasingly used for a wide array of applications such biotechnology, biomedicine, plant and animal breeding, with GMO production, and application in food and resource management The overarching course objective is to provide students with a basic general background in genetics and the application of genetic methods in engineering.
Resultados del aprendizaje
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
- Explain basic concepts and terms in genetics such as linkage, recombination and mapping
- Describe the structure, function and dynamics of DNA and RNA and their roles in protein synthesis
- Explain inheritance of simple and complex traits in haploid (micro) and diploid (multicellular) organisms.
- Summarize the concepts of modern genomics and discuss the role of genomics in systems biology
- Discuss the theories of evolution and population genetics in relation to application of genetics in engineering
- Review the application of DNA technology (e.g. Polymerase Chain Reaction, Next-Generation Sequencing and Microarrays) for genetics/genomics
- Describe and evaluate the technology for and application of GMO production
- Provide an overview of the multitude of applications of genetics in engineering
- Apply simple statistical tests for identification of the geographical origin of individuals used in in food and resource management
Categorías CINE (ISCED)