1. FARM ANIMALS
1.1. Animal Bredding
1.3. Nutrition and reproduction
1.5. Genetic modification
2. LAB ANIMALS
2.3. Drug production animals
2.4. Transgenic animals
3. CONSERVATION OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS
3.1. In situ: breeding strategies
3.2. Ex situ: germoplasm banks
Final exam is a test with questions regarding class lessons (60% of the grade). A minimum grade of 4.5 in this part is required.
Lab sessions (20% of the grade) are mandatory. Evaluation of this part may include specific questions within the final exam.
Scientific paper reading (20% of the grade) will be evaluated by specific questions (in class or included in the final exam)
It is mandatory to participate in class (a question, a comment), in English, at least one time.
In case of failing the subject, only the final exam may be retaken.
ATTENTION: Lab sessions are designed to be taken together with the lab sessions of the Applied Genetics course. It is not required to take the two subjects, but students taking only Animal Biotechnology must be aware that they will have to attend the scheduled labs of both subjects. Moreover, the evaluation will include all the protocols performed during these joined lab sessions.