Molecular Genetics and Breeding (GENE4013)


Lectures and laboratory work covering the structure and function of plant genomes and genes, the technology and results of DNA transformation and the analysis of plant traits by molecular techniques including by genetic mapping using molecular and other genetic markers.

Further unit of study information


(3 lec, 2 seminars/workshops, 1 lab)/wk


1x2hr exam (50%), 2x 1500word assignments (35%), 1x practical report (10%), 1x presentation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(BIOM2001 or ENVX2001) and GENE2001

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.