Course: Genomics

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Course title Genomics
Course code KGZB/GENOM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Čítek Jindřich, prof. Ing. CSc.
  • Beran Pavel, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Knowledge of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. Structure, function. Evolution of genomes. Genomic selection in animals and plants, biological principles, biometric apporoaches, application. Genomic selection in different animal and plant species. Current status and perspectives.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 35 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 40 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To get knowledge on the structure and function of sequenced prokaryote and eukaryote genomes.
Principles of genomic selection.
genetics - GEN or genetics - GENZO

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Knowledge of genetics, biochemistry, biometrics.
Recommended literature
  • Davies, K. Cracking the genome. The Free Press, 310 s., 2001.
  • Ridley, M. Genom. Portál, 284 s., 2001.
  • Wilson, Z.A. Arabidopsis. A Practical Approach.. Oxford University Press, 275 s., 2000.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2017) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter