BIO/04 (PLANT PHYSIOLOGY)
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY "LAZZARO SPALLANZANI"
2nd semester (01/03/2019 - 14/06/2019)
48 lesson hours
Knowledge of Plant Biology, Molecular Biology and Gentics
To acquire knowledge on the molecular basis of crop genetic improvement together with the most innovative techniques.
Acquire knowledge on the biotechnologist'
role in the Industry Sector.
Genetically Modified Plants: technology and essential applications.
The Seed Technology Industry as an example of how a Company works in terms of R&D,
with a look at other field of the plant biotech industry.
Frontal lessons and practical approaches
Reccomended or required readings
Texts and Power point presentations supplied by the teachers
oral examination including a presentation of a scientific research article chosen by the examinees
The part addressing the biotechnologists' role in Industry will be held by Dr. Ineke Wijkamp (Hoopman Group, The Netherlands), as 'Visiting Professor'. These lessons will be held in English.
Sustainable development goals - Agenda 2030