Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. to recognize and understand the applications of new biotechnology methods in farm animal reproduction
2. understand the effects of genes in reproductive parametrs
3. know how to isolate and study genes responsible for the reproductive function
Course Content (Syllabus)
Animal cell. Recombinant DNA technology. Applications of gene technology in farm animal reproduction. Gene polymorphisms. Effects of gene mutations in reproduction and reproductive parametrs. Fertility rate. Ovulation rate. Reproductive technologies for animal conservation. Embryo sexing. Cloning of farm animals. In vitro embryo production. Embryo transfer. Collection and evaluation of embryos. Cryopreservation of gametes and embryos.