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ANSC3105: Animal Biotechnology

2022 unit information

Can genome editing improve animal health and welfare while increasing production outcomes? Will immune based therapy improve cancer outcomes for animals? Can rapid molecular diagnostics identify illegal animal traffic? Will big data generated from sensor technology provide novel solutions for animal management? With a focus on new and emerging technologies, this course addresses these and other topics through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, laboratories, seminars and directed learning instruction.

Unit details and rules

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Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations

Code ANSC3105
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
GEGE2X01 or GENE2002 or AVBS2005 or MBLG2X72 or VETS1032

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the mechanisms for manipulation and construction of recombinant DNA
  • LO2. understand emerging animal biotechnologies
  • LO3. understand the potential for applications of these technologies for animal health and production
  • LO4. use standard biosystems tools, to search and analyse relevant data
  • LO5. read and understand current biotechnology literature
  • LO6. apply ethical reasoning to the moral evaluation of animal biotechnology.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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