GENE 601

Advanced Breeding and Genetics

Course overview

Advance your knowledge of contemporary gene technologies and molecular genetics. Understand the application of gene technology to the breeding of plants, animals and other organisms.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • restriction Molecular Genetics, BIOS-607
  • restriction Molecular Biotechnology, BICH-608
Available semesters Semester 1 2023 Semester 2 2023
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,360.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe different genetic technologies used currently in the breeding of different species and the under-pinning science
  2. Construct compelling scientific arguments and justifications for new research or development in breeding and genetics.
  3. Communicate your well-reasoned and justified opinion concisely, displaying your higher level skills in scientific and technical writing.

Course examiners

Jon Hickford

Professor Jon Hickford


Department of Agricultural Sciences

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