Course syllabus A15-0067-I - Genomics and Bioinformatics (FAaFR - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0067-I
Course unit title: Genomics and Bioinformatics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Agrobiotechnology - master (required), 3. semester
Applied Biology - master (required), 3. semester
Genetic Technologies in Agrobiology - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of continuous assessment – one written exam (30 points), semestral work (10 points) and end-of-term examination (60 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.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will acquire the knowledge about the structure and composition of the genome. Student will understand the meaning of genomic and others omics sciences. Student will learn to use the bioinformatic databases and to apply the tools of bioinformatics for comparative and evolutional studies of organisms.
Course contents:
Information value of nucleic acids. Genome size and C-value paradox. Organization and structure of the genome. Techniques and methods of genomics. Annotation of the genome. Content and significance of omic sciences. Bioinformatics. Bioinformation databases and tools. Phylogenetic studies.
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
BEŽO, M. -- RAŽNÁ, K. -- BEŽOVÁ, K. -- ŠTEFÚNOVÁ, V. -- KUTIŠOVÁ, J. -- ŽIAROVSKÁ, J. Genetické inžinierstvo rastlín. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2005. 191 p. ISBN 80-8069-636-5.
RAŽNÁ, K. -- BEŽO, M. -- ŽIAROVSKÁ, J. Návody na cvičenia z genomiky a bioinformatiky - biologické databázy a databázové záznamy. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2016. 72 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1479-5.
RAŽNÁ, K. -- BEŽO, M. -- ŽIAROVSKÁ, J. -- ŠTEFÚNOVÁ, V. Návody na cvičenia z genomiky a bioinformatiky - metódy porovnávania a fylogenetické vzťahy sekvencií: praktikum. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2018. 70 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1859-5.

Recommended:
Brown, T. A. : Genomes 3. 3rd ed. New York : Garland Science Publishing. 2007. 713 p. ISBN 0-8153-4138-5
Cvrčková, F.: Úvod do praktické bioinformatiky. Praha: Academia. 2006. 148 s. ISBN 80-200-1360-1

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Výučba aj v anglickom jazyku.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 180

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. RNDr. Milan Bežo, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. Ing. Katarína Ražná, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. PaedDr. Ing. Jana Žiarovská, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Last modification: 1. 3. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Katarína Ražná, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 03/01/2019.

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