916121 Genetic basis for biodiversity

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Stauffer, Christian , Schebeck, Martin
Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection (IFFF)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction


In this lecture molecular-ecological topics (adaptation; phylogeography, speciation, etc.) in pest management will be presented. Examples will be introduced at the beginning of each lecture unit and thereafter general genetic topics comprising the history of evolution (Darwin, Mendel, Dobzhansky etc.), DNA, mutations, PCR and some other important points in genetics will be taught.

Previous knowledge expected

Interest for molecular ecology

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding of molecular ecological topics
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.