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Mestrado Universitario en Biotecnoloxía Avanzada
  Vegetal biotechnology
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Identifying Data 2019/20
Subject (*) Vegetal biotechnology Code 610475303
Study programme
Mestrado Universitario en Biotecnoloxía Avanzada
Descriptors Cycle Period Year Type Credits
Official Master's Degree 2nd four-month period
First Optional 3
Teaching method Face-to-face
Department Bioloxía
Departamento profesorado máster
Pomar Barbeito, Federico
Barreal Modroño, María Esther
Gallardo Medina, Mercedes
Gallego Veigas, Pedro Pablo
Pomar Barbeito, Federico
Web http://masterbiotecnologiaavanzada.com/
General description In this subject also participates teachers of the UVIGO: Pedro Pablo Gallego Vegas (email: pgallego@uvigo.es) Striking Mercedes Medina (email: medina@uvigo.es) Maria Esther Barreal Modroño (email: edesther@uvigo.es) This course covers the history and basic concepts of plant biotechnology: in vitro culture of cells, tissues and organs of plant, crop types and their applications and genetic engineering. The course includes a comprehensive wiew of the transformation plant genetics (concepts, processing methods and the use of genetically modified plants), the manipulation of plants and plant improvement. The students analyze in depth the impact of biotechnology and Genetically modified organisms on the society, reviewing aspects such as patents, regulations, ethical risks. The methodology used for the acquisition of knowledge will be the presentation and discussion, (Expository strategy or master) but included, innovatively Based Learning Problems (BLP), by which the student will have to work in a practical case, which allowed acquire skills course, being the protagonist of the learning process (strategy discovery and construction).
Contingency plan
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