65860 - Methods of Molecular Genetics for the Improvement of Livestock Production

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  • Teacher Paolo Zambonelli

  • Credits 3

  • SSD AGR/17

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Safety And Quality In Animal Production (cod. 5728)

  • Course Timetable from Mar 15, 2022 to May 31, 2022


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Zero hunger Good health and well-being Responsible consumption and production Life on land

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student know the basic tools of molecular genetics and their main application for livestock production.

Course contents

See Italian text


Power Point slides presented during the lectures and available on VIRTUALE platform

Genetics / Genomic textbook suggested by the teacher:

Pagnacco Giulio (2020) Genetica Animale Applicazioni Zootecniche e Veterinarie - terza edizione. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana / Zanichelli

Brown T.A.(2018) Genomi 4. EDISES.

Teaching methods

The course is based on the oral presentation of Power Points slides.

Assessment methods

The assessment method is based on a oral exam of about 20 minutes.

Teaching tools

An handout prepared by Dr. Martina Zappaterra is available to fill the gap of the basic knowledge.

Power Points slides are available on VIRTUALE platform.

Office hours

See the website of Paolo Zambonelli