Course: Genetics of Animal Health

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Course title Genetics of Animal Health
Course code KGZB/GZHZ
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Čítek Jindřich, prof. Ing. CSc.
  • Vostrý Luboš, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Definition of the concept of hereditary disorder of livestock health. Congenital and hereditary diseases. Methodical approaches to the diagnosis of hereditary diseases, genotyping at the gene level and classical breeding methods for detecting carriers of pathological alleles. Hereditary disorders of health in individual species of livestock.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Semestral paper - 90 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 50 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint doctoral students with hereditary health disorders in livestock and their diagnosis.
The student can independently navigate in the given issue and is able to use the acquired knowledge in their scientific activities or other practice.
Prerequisites
The student is familiar with the issues within the scope of university studies and is willing to study independently.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Standard knowledge of genetics, physiology and biochemistry of animals
Recommended literature
  • Fries, R., Ruvinsky, A. The Genetics of Cattle. Oxon, New York, CABI Publishing 1999, 710 s..
  • Millar, P., Lauvergne, J. J., Dolling, C. Mendelian inheritance in cattle. Wageningen Pers, EAAP Publication No 101 2000, 590 s..
  • Muir, W. M., Aggrey, S. E. Poultry Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology. Oxon, New York, CABI Publishing 2003, 744 s..
  • Rotschild, M. F., Ruvinsky, A. The Genetics of the Pig. Oxon, New York, CABI Publishing 1998, 721 s..


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 (1) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (1) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -