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					                     Master of Science (MSc) in Life Sciences




                                   Module Cover Sheet

  Module                       B i o d i ve r s i t y a s s e s s m e n t

  Code                         MSc_T7

  Course                       1. Biodiversity

  Status                       Restricted option subject (6 out of 11)

  ECTS Credits                 3

  Composition of the           Written and/or oral examinations.
  module mark




  Contact person               Jean-Francois Rubin
  Person responsible


  Ad d r e s s                 Institut Terre-Nature-Paysage
                               hepia
                               Rte de Presinge 150
                               CH-1254 Jussy

  Telephone / Email            +41(0)22 546 68 87 (h 1)                     jean-francois.rubin@hesge.ch
                               +41(0)22 546 24 64 (h 2)

  P e r s o n i n v o l ve d   Jean-Francois Rubin,
                               Lassaad Belbahri,
                               Beat Oertli,
                               Patrice Prunier
                               François Lefort

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                      Master of Science (MSc) in Life Sciences

 Course                    B i o d i ve r s i t y

 Code                      MSc_T7_1

 Part of Module            Biodiversity assessment

 Workload (h)                   Total                     90

                              Contact                     36                  Exercises                  14                 Self-               40
                                                                                                                            study

 Lecturers                 Jean-Francois Rubin,
                           Lassaad Belbahri,
                           Beat Oertli,
                           Patrice Prunier
                           Fançois Lefort
 Learning outcomes         The general objective of the module is to explain the concept of
 and competences           b i o d i v e r s i t y , t h e m e t h o d s f o r s t u d yi n g i t , i t s u s e s a n d t h e s t a k e s f o r
                           its conservation.
                           The module is of 3 ECTS credits and is divided into 3 courses of
                           equal importance comprising each of: about 12 frontal course periods,
                           4 p e r i o d s o f wo r k u n d e r s u p e r v i s i o n o r t u t o r i a l s ( e x c u r s i o n s , p r a c t i c a l
                           wo r k , e x e r c i s e s a n d e - t e a c h i n g ) a n d 1 4 p e r i o d s o f i n d i v i d u a l s t u d y.

 Course content            What is biodiversity ?
                           W h a t a r e t h e c r e a t i v e m e c h a n i s m s o f b i o d i v e r s i t y?
                           H o w t o m e a s u r e a n d t o a s s e s s t h e b i o d i v e r s i t y?
                           What are the main molecular markers ?
                           W h a t d o we n e e d a s G e n e t i c t o o l s b o x ?
                           W h a t a r e t h e m a i n p h yl o g e n e t i c c o n c e p t s a n d t r e e s r e c o n s t i t u t i o n
                           models ?
                           What is Bioinformatics ?
                           W h i c h S o f t wa r e s a n d f a c i l i t i e s t o u s e ?
                           W h a t a r e t h e h u m a n i m p a c t s t h a t c a n t h r e a t e n b i o d i v e r s i t y?
                           I n v a s i v e s p e c i e s , wh i c h d a n g e r s a n d t h r e a t s ?
                           H o w t o c o n s e r v e b i o d i v e r s i t y?

 Teaching/learning         C o n t a c t , E x e r c i s e s , S e l f - s t u d y.
 methods

 As s e s s m e n t        Written and/or oral examinations.

 Language of               English
 instruction

 Bibliography              Variable according to the different lecturers.

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17.08.2010                                      https://masterlifesciences.ch/
             Master of Science (MSc) in Life Sciences

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