Genome Science - Master of Science

Genome Science - Master of Science

The Genome Science study combines the disciplines of genetics, genome biology, molecular biology, statistics and bioinformatics.

Duration: 2 years
Start: Autumn 2020
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What can I use this qualification for?
You will be qualified to work within breeding companies for fish, animals and plants, the biotechnology industries, governmental, communal or private sectors as a manager, adviser/consultant, PhD-student, researcher, lecturer (by adding 1 year of pedagogic).
What will I learn?

The master in Genome Science consists of 3 main pillars: 1) Genome Biology 2) Bioinformatics/statistics 3) Genome technologies.

Students will increase their knowledge within the disciplines of genetics, genome biology, molecular biology, statistics and bioinformatics and investigate real biological questions in environmental and life sciences.

Short description

Students will be able to:

• Describe and discuss different applications of Genome Science.

• Use methods for generating and analyzing genomic data.

• Apply techniques for quality assurance of different data types and analysis methods.

• Use basic methods for functional genomics in a wet-lab environment.

• Describe and discuss the legal and ethical aspects concerning genome editing and use of genomic data.

• Solve biological questions by project work and master thesis