[ 675BIOLDOL13 ] Module Diversity of life

Workload Mode of examination Education level Study areas Responsible person Coordinating university
5 ECTS Accumulative module examination B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year (*)Bioinformatik Martin Konvicka USB Budweis
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme Bioinformatics 2015W
Objectives Introduction to basic up-to-date biology. This course is designed to significantly and sensitively expand biological horizonts of overspecialized persons.
  1. Evolution. How to survive survival of the fittest? Short list of evolutionary basics.
  2. Phylogenetics – Short cookbook for beginners.
  3. History of Life. From origin of Earth to recent ice ages.
  4. Archaeal & bacterial view of life – mamavirus and other viruses also included.
  5. Eukaryota – their origin and diversity.
  6. Great story of plastid lineages – Primary vs. secondary endosymbiosis. Archaeoplastida.
  7. Land plants – Conquering land with green cells. Embryophyta.
  8. Origin and diversity of flowering plants.
  9. Metazoa. Flourishing world of animals.
  10. Origin and diversity of chordates.
  11. Ecology. Key adaptations and strategies for successful life.
  12. Biogeography. Patterns of life on various scales.
  13. How to protect environment without prejudices.
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