BIN300 Statistical Genomics
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Course responsible: Theodorus Hendrikus Elisabeth Meuwissen
Teachers: Aasmund Bjørnstad, Odd Arne Rognli
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
- 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.
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.
Lectures and practical computer exercises. Computer-supported learning is used during the computer exercises.
The student's learning is supported through tutoring.
The course is based upon lecture notes.
All independent assignments.
Final oral examination. Grading A-F
Special requirements in Science
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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 / F