BIOTECHNOLOGY OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΖΩΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΤΩΝ / BIOTECHNOLOGY OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS
CodeGM.MGB.6.9
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Mosialos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID40001173

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 112
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses636
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses636
GenikīElective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600167957
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Biotechnology and generation of productive animals with improved yield of products. Animal cloning for the production of human substances and transplants. Reproductive cloning in humans. Generation of super athletes. Applications of biotechnology in disease diagnosis in plants animals and humans. Aseptic culture and micropropagation of plants. The haploid technology. Biotechnology and genetically modified plants with improved yield. Generation of plants with resistance to infections and low temperatures. Somatic hybridization in plants and applications. Transgenic plants as bioreactors for the production of medicines. Trangenic plants and animals and biotechnological food products. Bioreactors. Types of bioreactors. The future of biotechnology. Bioethical issues in biotechnology.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures451.8
Laboratory Work60.2
Reading Assigment712.8
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination, reports on laboratory work.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Τριανταφυλλίδης Κ., 2006, Βιοτεχνολογία Ζώων, Εκδόσεις Αδελφών Κυριακίδη Α.Ε., Θεσσαλονίκη
Last Update
19-01-2021