Course Descriptions - Applied Genomics and Bioinformatics (A) GENE 4005   Applied Genomics and Bioinformatics (A)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Genetics and analysis of quantitative traits in farm animals and crop plants. Detecting, locating and measuring the effects of quantitative trait loci (QTL). Recent developments in QTL mapping and genomic selection. The course is designed to provide students with the depth of knowledge and specialized skills required to apply bioinformatics tools to practical problems in the life sciences. The laboratory sessions include hands on experience in using commonly used software for analyzing data from breeding and genomics experiments. While not required, a course in Animal or Plant Breeding is helpful preparation for this course.
NOTES: Winter semester
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 2
PREREQUISITES: GENE 3000 and STAA 2000