Course syllabus PHD_A098_N - Genetic mapping of plants (FAaFR - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: PHD_A098_N
Course unit title: Genetic mapping of plants
Level of study: 3.
Course supervisor: doc. PaedDr. Ing. Jana Žiarovská, PhD.
Supervising department: Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding (FAaFR)
Semester: Agrobiotechnology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Agrobiotechnology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Molecular Biology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Molecular Biology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Teaching hours per week: 1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : Lectures 13 hours
Seminars 13 hours
Individual work 234 hours
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated: Exam (12 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of project preparation and presentation (30 points) and end-of-term examination (70 points).Grading scale: letter grade A requires minimum 93 points, letter grade B requires minimum 86 points, letter grade C requires minimum 79 points, letter grade D requires minimum 72 points, letter grade E requires minimum 64 points.
 
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge of mapping the genome of plants and work independently and to develop techniques and methods of genetic mapping.
 
Course contents:
Structure and variability of the genome. Markers in genetic mapping. Transposable elements and repetitive DNA sequences and their role in genome mapping. Methods and techniques of genetic mapping. In silico analysis of the genome. Application of bioinformatics tools for analyzing genome components.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Bauerová, M. et al.: Metódy analýzy génov a genómov. Nitra : UKF, 2008. 197 s. ISBN978-80-8094-408-7
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. NAGATA, T., LÖRZ, H, WIDHOLM, J. M. (Eds.). Molecular Marker Systems in Plant Breeding and Crop Improvement. Vol 55. LÖRZ, H., WENZEL, G. (Eds.). Germany : Springer, 2004, 476 p. ISBN 3-540-20689-2, ISSN 0934-943-X
Brown, T.A. Genomes 3. New York : Garland Science Publishing, 2007. 713 p. ISBN 0-8153-4138-5
Cvrčková, F. Úvod do praktické bioinformatiky. Praha : Academia, 2006. 148s. ISBN 80-200-1360-1
Lesk, A.M. Introduction to Genomics. New York : Oxford University Press Inc., 2007. 419 p. ISBN 978-0-19-929695-8

 
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 5

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. RNDr. Milan Bežo, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Katarína Ražná, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
doc. PaedDr. Ing. Jana Žiarovská, PhD. (lecturer, person responsible for course)
 
Supervisor signature and last modification: 8. 1. 2019


Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 01/08/2019.

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