Course code BIO200

BIO200 Molecular Genetics in Eukaryotes

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Course responsible: Dag Inge Våge, Odd-Arne Olsen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures on key parts of the teaching goal are giving during the first part of the course. In addition, the students work with a term project. During the last part of the course, the students present the term project is presented for the class and teacher. Course content: Genes and genome structure and function in plants and animals. Basic organisation of the genome. Key methods in gene and genome analysis. Use and potential of this methodology in practical plant- and animal production. Ethical and societal issues related to these applications.
Learning outcome:
The student should know and be able to explain basic organisation and function of genes and genomes in eukaryotes, and to explain basic gene technology methods. Further, the student should know and be able to explain different applications of this knowledge in plant and animal production as well as in aquaculture. The student should be able to participate and argue in the ethical debate concerning the practical application of this technology and knowledge in plant and animal production.
Learning activities:
Lectures, group work, self-tuition, term project and presentation for class.
Teaching support:
The syllabus will be presented on the Fronter pages before the course starts.
Recommended prerequisites:
BIO120 and BIO130
Mandatory activity:
Written report and 2 hours written examination.
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Week 2-4: approx. 20 hours per week.
The course responsible communicates with censor about course structure. Censor evaluates the written exam.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått