GEN220 Genetic Basis of Biodiversity
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Course responsible: Joachim Manfred Heun
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
Minimum of 5 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
The course is divided into 4 main themes: 1) Describe and compare biodiversity 2) Tools for generating phylogenetic trees 3) Explain and validate theories explaining evolution 4) Examples of evolution
Appointments upon request.
Basic knowledge about evolution.
Students are asked to deliver 4 homework assignments in Fronter.
Written exam of 3 hours.
Structured lectures: 25 hours. Individual student contributions: 275 hours.
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Type of course:
Lectures: 25 hours.
The course will not be given in 2015.
The external examiner is involved in making the exam questions and the following grading of the exam.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått