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ZOOL421 Essentials of Molecular Zoology

Introduction to essential concepts and techniques in molecular genetics. Ideal introduction to research projects on gene expression or population/conservation/ecological genetics for those with minimal hands-on experience in genetics.

Polymerase chain reaction revolutionised research in the life sciences. The effects of this revolution can be felt across all sub-disciplines of contemporary biology; a general working knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of molecular biology is, therefore, often desirable to understanding scientific articles and answering research questions in animal science.

Paper title Essentials of Molecular Zoology
Paper code ZOOL421
Subject Zoology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,256.92
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,151.03

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Restriction
GENE 311, GENE 312, GENE 313, GENE 314, GENE 360
Limited to
BSc(Hons), MSc, PGDipSci
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates in the biological sciences who do not have much prior knowledge of genetics

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
zoology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Mark Lokman
Teaching Arrangements
This postgraduate paper contains a significant (individual) laboratory component.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The goal of this paper is to enable students to fully appreciate the power of molecular genetics and its use in answering scientific questions.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22

Introduction to essential concepts and techniques in molecular genetics. Ideal introduction to research projects on gene expression or population/conservation/ecological genetics for those with minimal hands-on experience in genetics.

Polymerase chain reaction revolutionised research in the life sciences. The effects of this revolution can be felt across all sub-disciplines of contemporary biology; a general working knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of molecular biology is, therefore, often desirable to understanding scientific articles and answering research questions in animal science.

Paper title Essentials of Molecular Zoology
Paper code ZOOL421
Subject Zoology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
GENE 311, GENE 312, GENE 313, GENE 314, GENE 360
Limited to
BSc(Hons), MSc, PGDipSci
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates in the biological sciences who do not have much prior knowledge of genetics
Contact
zoology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Mark Lokman
Teaching Arrangements
This postgraduate paper contains a significant (individual) laboratory component.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The goal of this paper is to enable students to fully appreciate the power of molecular genetics and its use in answering scientific questions.

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22