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Introduktion til genetiske metoder for ingeniører (Introduction to Genetic Methods in Engineering )



Formato del curso On-site
Fecha 2020-08-31 - 2020-12-09

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.


7008/27002/12701 , Topics students should know before taking this course: Basic structure of DNA, mitosis and meiosis, central dogma, Mendelian inheritance

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


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