Genetics 4302

Learning outcome

After completed the course, the student should have the following qualification regarding knowledge, skill and general competence:

  • Be familiar with central topics in genetics
  • Knowledge of basic principles of heredity and environmental impact
  • Knowledge of how molecular genetic analysis can be applied in the field of ecology
  • Be able to convey specific topics in writing

Course Description

Key themes:
 The basic principles of hereditary characteristics
 Coupling, recombination and genetic-mapping
 Bacteria and viral systems
 DNA replication and recombination, transcription and translation
 Mutations
 Recombinant DNA technology and genomics

Assessment Methods

Written 4-hour final examination will constitute 100% of the grade. Submitted practice exercises and an oral presentation must be approved prior to taking the final examination.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Elin Kure <>, last modified Elin Wenche Hegland Kure - 01/11/2011