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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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ANSC 51600 - Molecular Microbiome Analysis
Credit Hours: 3.00.  The overall goal of the course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of microbial ecology in the animal microbiome and how to analyze next-generation sequencing data of amplicon libraries. In order to complete this goal, students will participate in activities including classroom lecture, group discussion, critical reading of literature, written assignments and exams, and student projects. Permission of instructor required.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Animal Sciences

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand and critically review peer-reviewed publications in microbiome studies. 2. Design a microbiome experiment, with considerations for microbiome controls and reproducibility. 3. Analyze next-gen sequencing data from gene amplicon libraries. 4. Use R to manage datasets, perform analyses, and produce descriptive graphics. 5. Develop basic computational literacy in bash and R scripting, and cluster computing.


Restrictions:
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Junior: 75 - 89 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Junior: 60 - 74 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours

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