BIOM 906 Biological management

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BIOM 906

Biological management


Upon completion of this course, students will/will be able to:

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Understand what conservation biology is, its history and how it di
ffers from environmentalism.
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Understand science as a way of knowing and how the scientific method is used to study


conservation biology.

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Discuss basic evolutionary concepts and principles, including variability, heritability, fitness,


natural and sexual selection, evolutionar
y change, adaptation, microevolution and speciation.

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Interpret charts and graphs used to display data.

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Understand and be able to describe/discuss basic con
servation concepts including


i.
ecosystems, communities and populations.
i
i. What biodiversi
ty is, how we measure it and


why it is important.
i
ii. Threats to biodiversity and why, given past extinction events, the


current rate of extinction is of concern.
i
v. What a species is, the intrinsic and instrumental


value of species and how spec
ies assignment influences conservation efforts.
v
. what genetic


diversity is and the role it plays in conservation.
v
i. Solutions to diversity threats, including


preserve selection, design and management.

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Discuss the human component to conservatio
n, including such factors as the economics of


conservation, along with the role of government, non
-
governmental organizations, corporations


and communities in conservation.



BIOM 909

Biotech industry fundamentals


Upon

completion

of

this

course,

the

student

will

be

able

to:

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Advance

in Medical Biotechnology, Gene Therapy, Cloning and also ethics involved.

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Understand the emergence and applications in various fields of biotechnology and also

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know

the carrier opportunities. Learning Genetic engineering concepts like DNA and


Plasmid Cloning Vectors.

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Understand the revolution of Microbial, Plant and Animal Biotechnology and their


applications on DNA Finger Printing and Forensic Analysis.

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Un
derstand Bioremediation, Medical and Aquatic Biotechnology and also to know the




regulations involved in Biotechnology.



BIOM 901
Concepts of
Modern Biology


Upon

completion

of

this

cou
rse,

the

student

will
:

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Have a fairly good idea of concepts in
molecular biology and biochemistry

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Apply

molecular concepts to various organisms

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Understand

the connection between basic and advanced biological concept and how they apply


to modern medicine

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Be able to understand the biological interconnections be
tween the various fields


plants,


animals, micro
-
organisms