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300040 PP DNA Barcoding - a new approach to species identification in ecology and biodiversity research (2014S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 12 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 06.03. 15:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Monday 10.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Tuesday 11.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Thursday 13.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 14.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Monday 17.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Tuesday 18.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Wednesday 19.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Thursday 20.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 21.03. 09:00 - 16:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is an introduction to the generation and analysis of DNA sequences for the identification of animals. The participants learn all steps from DNA extraction via PCR to the final sequencing of their samples. They also acquire the knowledge to identify their sequences to species level by comparisons with gene databases. The course offers an overview of the multitude of possible applications of DNA barcoding in ecological and biodiversity research as well as its limits and pitfalls.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

B-BOE 12, B-BOE 13, B-BZO 12, B-BZO 13, B-BMB 11A, B-BMG 12A, MZO 2,

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:42