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pb229 - Introductory Molecular Systematics
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Module label Introductory Molecular Systematics
Module code pb229
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
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Contact person
Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Module counceling
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
++ statistics & scientific programming
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ teamwork
+ project and time management

The students will gain practical experience with diverse methods used in phylogenetic reconstruction, including: 1) the types of and manipulation of phylogenetic data with an emphasis on DNA sequence data, 2) the construction of phylogenetic trees using different optimization criteria and methods, and 3) the application of phylogenetic trees in biology.
Module contents
General introduction to phylogenetic data (morphology and sequence data), phylogenetic trees, and sequence databases. Introduction to the theory underlying different optimization criteria and manage-ment of phylogenetic data as well as gaining hands-on practical experience of their use and the application of phylogenetic trees through diverse computer programs.
Reader's advisory
Knoop, V. and K. Müller. 2009. Gene und Stammbäume: ein Handbuch zur molekularen Phylogenetik. 2. Auflage. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. 386 pp.
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Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel PB (Professionalisierungsbereich / Professionalization)
Modulart Ergänzung/Professionalisierung
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Portfolio (100%) (2 Achievements)

PLEASE NOTE:
Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.
Course type Exercises
SWS 4.00
Frequency
Workload attendance 56 h

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