BIOL429-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Conservation Genetics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

Description

This course addresses contemporary issues in conservation genetics with a strong emphasis on the conservation genetic management of threatened captive and wild populations in partnership with relevant iwi, hapu and Maori trusts, and in collaboration with diverse stakeholders including relevant conservation agencies, conservation trusts and community groups. Topics include the genetic consequences of small population size, intra- and interspecific hybridisation, and the resolution of taxonomic uncertainties.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School.

Restrictions

BIOL431

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 Rehua 429
21 Feb - 27 Feb
7 Mar - 13 Mar
21 Mar - 27 Mar
4 Apr - 10 Apr
2 May - 8 May
16 May - 22 May
30 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Biological Sciences Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 40%
Genetics of small populations 17 Mar 2021 5%
Intraspecific hybridisation 31 Mar 2021 5%
Interspecific hybridisation 05 May 2021 5%
Resolving taxonomic uncertainties 19 May 2021 5%
Group presentation 01 Jun 2021 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,084.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Biological Sciences .

All BIOL429 Occurrences

  • BIOL429-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022