Applied Animal Biotechnology (ANSC 870.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANSC 870 01 September 2017 Andrew Van Kessel
ANSC 870 01 September 2016


Covers reproductive technologies; transgenic techniques; molecular genetics in animal selection; use of recombinant proteins for growth, lactation and reproduction; immunological modulation of animal production; improvement of feeds and rumen organisms; improvement of health. In addition, ethical and safety aspects will be considered. Emphasizes the application and impact of biotechnological techniques on animal production rather than the techniques themselves.


Permission of the instructor; basic genetics and physiology courses are recommended.


Students who have credit for ANSC 470 may not take this course for credit.

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