PWS 368

(PWS-Bio-MMBio) Genomics

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Current analysis of genes and genomes; computational approaches for interpreting genomic data, including genome sequencing and annotation, gene expression and the transcriptome, functional genomics, metagenomics, and genetic variation and SNPs.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Identify genomic techniques

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify the appropriate technique for a genetic analysis by understanding the following about various techniques: how they work, what they are used for, and what their respective advantages and disadvantages are

Title

Genome Sequences

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to describe how genomes are sequenced.

Title

Evaluate emerging technologies

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to interpret, assess, and critically evaluate the quality and veracity of new results and techniques in genomics by learning and critically applying their understanding of the biological principles on which current techniques are based

Title

Communicate effectively

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to communicate technical science to an expert or lay audience by understanding the concepts underlying genomics tools and summarizing these tools orally and in writing, in both technical and non-technical terms