Genome evolution and phylogenetics 354

Module code GTS 354
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Mechanisms involved in the evolutions of genomes. Comparison  of the molecular organisation of viral, archaea, eubacterial and eukarytotic genomes. Genome project design, DNA sequencing methods and annotation. Molecular evolution. Phylogenetic inference methods. Applications of phylogenetics and contemporary genome research.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites GTS 251 GS and GTS 261 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Genetics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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