Course code BIN300

BIN300 Statistical Genomics

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Course responsible: Theo Meuwissen
Teachers: Aasmund Bjørnstad, Odd Arne Rognli
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
Preferential right:
Course contents:
- Mapping of single genes and markers, - Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL), - Fine scale mapping of QTL based on linkage disequilibrium, - Marker assisted selection, - Genomic selection.
Learning outcome:
Students should be able to judge the pros and cons of: - alternative mapping methods for genes and QTL, - alternative designs and methods of analysis for the fine scale mapping of genes, - alternative methods for the analysis of sequence data and gene detection. The students should acquire sufficient knowledge to follow more advanced courses in these fields.
Learning activities:
Lectures and practical computer exercises. Computer-supported learning is used during the computer exercises.
Teaching support:
The student's learning is supported through tutoring.
The course is based upon lecture notes.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
All independent assignments.
Final written examination. Grading A-F
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
52 hours.
An external examiner is used to ensure the quality of the examination and that the quality of the course remains at a sufficiently high level. Independent assessment of the written examinations.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / Ikke bestått