932334 Molecular animal genetics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Meszaros, Gabor
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Tentative lecture plan:

1. Introduction lecture
2. Introduction to genomics
3. Introduction to genomics (cont.)
4. Haplotypes and imputation
5. Linkage disequilibrium
6. Genome-wide associations (GWAS)
7. Genomic inbreeding and admixture
8. Selection signatures and case studies
9. Genomic selection
10. Gene interactions
11. Introduction to whole-genome sequencing
12. Genomics in the current research

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Upon positive completion of this course, the students will be able to describe the applications of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data in animal breeding and genetics. Students will understand the various applications of the genomic data in the current scientific literature and will be able to correctly interpret the results.
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