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14I3O04 - Veterinary genetics (including molecular genetics)

Course specification
Course titleVeterinary genetics (including molecular genetics)
Acronym14I3O04
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Module
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Mila Savić
  2. dr Ružica Trailović
  3. dr Vladimir Dimitrijević
  4. dr Zoran Stanimirović
  5. dr Ninoslav Đelić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB1.5Status
      Condition
      The goalIntroduction to basic principles of genetic control of disease and application of appropriate methods of breeding and selection for tolerance/resistance of animals. Introduction to mechanisms of genetic variability, principles of genetic and multifactorial control of hereditary diseases and the effects of selective breeding on genes in population.
      The outcomeIntroduction to basic principles of genetic control of disease and application of appropriate methods of breeding and selection for tolerance/resistance of animals. Introduction to mechanisms of genetic variability, principles of genetic and multifactorial control of hereditary diseases and the effects of selective breeding on genes in population.
      Contents
      Contents of lecturesVariability: the importance, types and estimation; (1). Effects of breeding methods and selection on gene flow of the population: inbreeding and outbreeding depression (2), Importance of gene maps in veterinary medicine (2), Genetic basis of animal diseases (2), Diseases of monogenic etiology (2), Immunogenetics (1), Pharmacogenetics (1), Genetic and ambiental control of hereditary diseases (2), Importance of conservation of animal genetic resources(2).
      Contents of exercisesEffects of selective breeding on genetic variability(2). Inbreeding and crossbreeding oeffects on constitution and health (2). Familiar analysis and diagnosis of hereditary diseases (2). Applied immunogenetic and farmacogenetic in veterinary medicine and practice (2). Ambiental control in expression of multifactorial diseases: the applicability in breeding management (2). Effects of breeding and reproduction management of domestic animals on genetic structure and health (2). Selective breeding and gene flow – importance of animal genetic resources(3).
      Literature
      1. Savić Mila, Jovanović S, Vegara M: Stočarstvo: farmske i socijalne životinje, FVM, Beograd, 2007. (Original title)
      2. Savić Mila, Jovanović S: Autorizovana predavanja, FVM, Beograd, 2008. (Original title)
      3. Nicholas FW: Intruduction to Veterinary Genetics, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Oxford, 2009. (Original title)
      4. Savić Mila, Dimitrijević Vladimir, Trailović Ružica, Bečkei Žolt Stočarstvo - praktikum, Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Centar za izdavačku delatnost i promet učila, Beograd, 2014 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      11
      Methods of teachingTheoretical education with interactive learning and usage of audio-visual methods, practical education in molecular-genetic laboratory. Case report studies, mathematical modeling of genetic trends in population.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper35
      Practical lessons15Oral examination20
      Projects
      Colloquia20
      Seminars