Course syllabus P15-0029-I - Physiology of Genetics (FBFS - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Physiology of Genetics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Agrobiotechnology - master (required), 1. semester
Applied Biology - master (elective), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Written test, semestral work, projects and etc.
To obtain a mark A at least 93 points must be obtained for the evaluation of B at least 86 points, for C at least 79 points for mark D minimum 72 points and for E at least 64 points must be obtained.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Getting the latest theoretical knowledge according to the level of present knowledge in the subject area and their application in a comprehensive assessment of the interaction of genotype and environment in processes of manifestation and realization of hereditary potential. The student can identify the role genetic and environmental factors.

Course contents:
Gen and its function. Physiology of the genetic processes in the cell. Chromosomes as a genetic and physiological structures. Physiological and genetic basics of differentiation.Hormones as a genetic information effectors. Genetic and physiological polymorphism.Heterosis.Physiological and genetic basics of the microevolution.
Recommended or required reading:
EU. Jan Kaput, Raymond l. Rodriguer: Nutritional genomics, Wiley - Intersience, 2006
KOLATAJ, A.: Genetyka fyzjologiczna zwierat. PWN Warszawa, 1999.
LOBAŠEV, M. E. - INGE-VECHTOMOVÁ, S. G.: Fiziologičeskaja genetika, Medicina, Moskva, 1976.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 187

49,7 %
27,3 %
18,2 %
3,2 %
1,6 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Marcela Capcarová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Anna Kalafová, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
doc. RNDr. Ján Rafay, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
5. 3. 2019
prof. Ing. Marcela Capcarová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 03/05/2019.

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