Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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FYGE5320 Evolutionary applications 4 op
Organised by
Physiology and Genetics
Person in charge
Petteri Ilmonen
Preceding studies
A course in statistics

Learning outcomes

The course aims to familiarise students with how concepts from evolutionary biology can be used to address biological questions of health, social and economic relevance.


Topics covered may include e.g. agriculture and the evolution of resistance, aquaculture, biomedicine, biotechnology, conservation biology, DNA bar-coding, fisheries and wildlife management, agriculture and GMOs

Teaching methods

learning diary, student presentations and active group discussions

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
Oral exam
  • In English
Written exam and Exercise(s) and Study journal / learning diary and Oral presentation


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year spring

Every other spring (even years).

Further information

This course is taught by numerous researchers. Topics covered may vary depending on the lecturers available.
Sign up for the course in nettiopsu.utu.fi.Course will be arranged, if at least 6 students register for the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Biologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Biologian laitos