Genetics
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Course code
MLB6013.LT
old course code
MLB6013
Course title in Estonian
Geneetika
Course title in English
Genetics
ECTS credits
3.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Main subject. To provide an overview of the principles of genetics.
Brief description of the course
General course on genetics, which gives an overview of the history of genetics, its main trends and laws - Mendelian genetics and its cellular basis, sex determination and linkage, crossing over and chromosome mapping. Genetic material - properties and replication. Recombination in prokaryotes and transposable elements. Mutations. Gene expression. Quantitative traits. Evolutionary and population genetics.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows and analyzes basic principles of genetics on different organizational levels: molecular, cellular, individual and population;
- has knowledge on methods used in molecular genetics, their application in biotechnology and medical genetics.
Teacher
lektor Andres Veske PhD
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