Bi3060 Basic genetics

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
3/0/0. 3 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Petr Kuglík, CSc. (lecturer)
RNDr. Pavel Lízal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Petr Kuglík, CSc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Kuglík, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
Knowledge of basic genetic principles from the secondary school.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 23 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
This lecture provides explanation of basic concepts of classical genetics. At the end of this course students should be able: to understand basic principles of classical and molecular genetics; explain the rules of inheritance in cells, individuals and populations; describe basic genetic applications and methods used in medicine, agriculture and animal breeding.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able: to understand basic principles of classical and molecular genetics; explain the rules of inheritance in cells, individuals and populations; describe basic genetic applications and methods used in medicine, agriculture and animal breeding.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to genetics, brief history of genetics. 2. Mendel´s study of heredity. Principles of segregation and independent assortment. 3. Allelic interactions. Gene interactions. 4. Mendelian principles in human genetics. 5. Mechanisms of sex determination. Sex differentiation. Inheritance of sex-linked genes. 6. Linkage and crossing-over. 7. Chromosome mapping in eukaryotes. 8. Mutations and mutagens. 9. Cytogenetics, microstructure of chromosomes, karyotype. 10. Variations in chromosome number. 11. Variations in chromosome structure. 12. Genetic determination of quantitative traits and their analysis. 13. Principles of population genetics.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • SNUSTAD, D. Peter and Michael J. SIMMONS. Principles of genetics. Seventh edition. 648 stran. ISBN 9781118875896. info
  • SNUSTAD, D. Peter and Michael J. SIMMONS. Genetika. Edited by Jiřina Relichová. Druhé, aktualizované vydá. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2017. xix, 844. ISBN 9788021086135. info
  • SNUSTAD, D. Peter, Michael J. SIMMONS, Jiřina RELICHOVÁ, Jiří DOŠKAŘ, Jiří FAJKUS, Petr HOŘÍN, Aleš KNOLL, Petr KUGLÍK, Jan ŠMARDA, Jana ŠMARDOVÁ, Renata VESELSKÁ and Boris VYSKOT. Genetika (Principles of Genetics). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009. 894 pp. Učebnice. ISBN 978-80-210-4852-2. URL info
Teaching methods
Lectures
Assessment methods
weekly lectures, writting test. The test from the whole content of the lecture.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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