Biotechnology and Gene Technology
Course code
MLB6042.LT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Bio- ja geenitehnoloogia
Course title in English
Biotechnology and Gene Technology
ECTS credits
3.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
40
Teaching semester
spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give a comprehensive overview about the history of
Biotechnology and Gene Technology. To introduce different
branches of Biotechnology and Gene Technology. To create an
understanding of modern Biotechnology and Gene Technology, its
methods and future
Brief description of the course
Comprehensive overview about the history of Biotechnology and
Gene Technology and the historical methods. Introduction into
different branches of Biotechnology and Gene Technology,
overview of modern Biotechnology and Gene Technology, its
methods and future. Introduction to genomics, transcriptomics,
proteomics and metabolomics.
How to understand, integrate and interpert data from different levels
of organization. Discovery of emergent properties, properties of
cells, tissues and organisms functioning as a system
Independent work
- preparation for lectures using scientific literature and course
materials
- preparation for weekly tests
- group/independent work and presentation on a given theme;
- written report on a given topic
- independent computer exercises with datasets
Learning outcomes in the course
- has an overview about the history of Biotechnology and Gene
Technology.
- is familiar with main branches of Biotechnology and Gene
Technology and has an understanding of the major methods
- knows how to use statical methods of Biotechnology and Gene
Technology
- can find relevant biological datasets from major databases
- can work with datasets from major biological databases and
integrate datasets with published data.
- can present Biotechnology and Gene Technology study findings
both orally and in writing
Assessment methods
Tests. Written examination
Teacher
lektor Kairi Koort MSc
Study literature
Ain Heinaru “Geneetika”, 2012
Õppejõu poolt antavad artiklid ja veebimaterjalid.