Animal Genetics

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Faculty. http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/faculty/

Minor Program. See the minor in Animal Science.

Related Courses
Units: 0
BIS 101
Genes and Gene Expression (Active)
4
BIS 101D
Genes and Gene Expression Discussion (Active)
1
EVE 102
Population and Quantitative Genetics (Active)
4
EVE 175
Computational Genetics (Active)
3
Genetics Graduate Group courses:
 
MIC 150
Genomes of Pathogenic Bacteria (Active)
3
MIC 170
Yeast Molecular Genetics (Active)
3
MIC 215
Recombinant DNA (Active)
3
MIC 274
Seminar in Genetic Recombination (Active)
1
MIC 292
Seminar in Bacterial Physiology and Genetics (Active)
1
MCB 121
Advanced Molecular Biology (Active)
3
MCB 160L
Principles of Genetics Laboratory (Active)
5
MCB 162
Human Genetics and Genomics (Active)
3
MCB 163
Developmental Genetics (Active)
3
MCB 164
Advanced Eukaryotic Genetics (Active)
3
MCB 178
Undergraduate Seminar in Molecular Genetics (Active)
1
MCB 182
Principles of Genomics (Active)
3
PLP 217
Molecular Genetics of Fungi (Active)
3
PLS 220
Genomics and Biotechnology of Plant Improvement (Active)
3
PLS 221
Genomics and Breeding of Vegetable Crops (Active)
3
Total: 0

Questions pertaining to the following courses should be directed to the instructor or to the Animal Science Advising Center in 1202 Meyer Hall; 530-754-7915.

Courses in ANG:

ANG 101Animal Cytogenetics (3) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—1 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 101; BIS 102; Or equivalent of BIS 102. Principles and techniques of cytogenetics applied to animal systems; chromosome harvest techniques, analysis of mitosis and meiosis, karyotyping, chromosome banding, cytogenetic mapping, chromosome structure and function, comparative cytogenetics. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2003 Spring Quarter.
ANG 105Horse Genetics (2) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ANS 015; BIS 101. Coat color, parentage testing, medical genetics, pedigrees, breeds, the gene map and genus Equus. Emphasis on understanding horse genetics based on the unity of mammalian genetics and making breeding decisions based on fundamental genetic concepts. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ANG 105Horse Genetics (3) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ANS 015; BIS 101. Coat color, parentage testing, medical genetics, pedigrees, breeds, the gene map and genus Equus. Emphasis on understanding horse genetics based on the unity of mammalian genetics and making breeding decisions based on fundamental genetic concepts. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
ANG 107Genetics and Animal Breeding (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 101. Principles of quantitative genetics applied to improvement of livestock and poultry. Effects of mating systems and selection methods are emphasized with illustration from current breeding practices. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 111Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 002C; BIS 101; (BIS 102 or ABI 102); (BIS 103 or ABI 103). Introduction to the concepts and techniques used in molecular biology; the role of this technology in both basic and applied animal research, and participation in laboratories using some of the most common techniques in molecular biology. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ANG 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Selected topics relating to animal genetics. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Independent Study. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 204Theory of Quantitative Genetics (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ANG 107; Or the equivalent. Theoretical basis of quantitative genetics and the consequences of Mendelian inheritance. Concepts used to estimate quantitative genetic differences and basis for partitioning the phenotypic variance. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 206Advanced Domestic Animal Breeding (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ANG 107; ANS 205; ANG 204 recommended. Procedures for the genetic evaluation of individuals to include selection indices and mixed model evaluation for single and multiple traits. Methods of estimating genetic trends. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 208Estimation of Genetic Parameters (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ANG 107; ANS 205; ANG 204 and ANG 108 recommended. General methods for the estimation of components of variance and covariance and their application to the estimation of heritability, repeatability and genetic correlations are considered. Specific emphasis is given to procedures applicable to livestock populations under selection. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 211Genetic Engineering of Animals (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Review of techniques for the genetic engineering of animals and their limitations and applications. Student-led discussions of recent papers in the field and possible future applications of genetically engineered animals in basic research and applied agricultural and medical research. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 212Sequence Analysis in Molecular Genetics (2) Active
Lecture/Lab—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 101; Or the equivalent; graduate standing or consent of instructor. Use of computer algorithms and on-line databases to analyze nucleic acid and protein sequences in molecular genetics research. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
ANG 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Lectures and discussions of advanced topics in animal genetics. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ANG 299Research in Animal Genetics (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.