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Spring 2018
Jan 17, 2018
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BIO 484 - Conservation Genetics
Conservation Genetics Irregular Prereqs.: BIO 200 and BIO 290 and BMS 306 Application of genetic data to conservation-related issues and ecological questions. Topics include small population size, population structure and gene flow, inbreeding, conservation breeding, and genetic identification and monitoring. Lab portion includes field sampling to collect and store biological samples, methods for extracting DNA from different sources, amplifying DNA, and analysis of genectic data from ongoing projects. The course will provide students with essential laboratory skills to conduct future genetics research or that are necessary for some career some positions in wildlife and conservation biology. Three hours of lecture and one, three-hour laboratory per week. This is a link course with BIO 584.

4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours

Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture, Lecture/Lab

Biology Department

Course Attributes:
Not Avail for Graduate Credit, Science Engineering Tech Fee

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