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BTK1061 Basic concepts of genetics - Data analysis 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Biotechnology

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student can:
- Explain the basics of genetics and different modes of inheritance.
- Understand how genetic variation evolves and which factors influence it.
- Understand the basics of population genetics.
- consider the role of different variables that affect the phenotypic outcome.
- Perform basic analysis in the field of genetics.

General description

Students will perform typical genetics analysis tasks using commonly used computer programs. The module contains lectures that deepen the knowledge on genetics and introduce the analysis methods used.


Kirsi Granberg, Teacher responsible
Tommi Rantapero, Teacher responsible


15-Mar-2016 – 19-May-2016
Exercises 10 hours
Tue 26-Apr-2016 at 14.15-16.00, FM1, ls. 5. krs
Tue 10-May-2016 at 14.15-16.00, FM1, ls. 5. krs
Thu 12-May-2016 at 13.15-15.00, FM1, ls. 5. krs
Tue 17-May-2016 at 14.15-16.00, FM1, ls. 5. krs
Thu 19-May-2016 at 13.15-15.00, FM1, ls. 5. krs
Independent work 44 hours



Evaluation criteria

Weekly exercises and project work

Further information

Recommended to be completed in parallel with BTK1061 lectures.