Fernando Luis Consoli
The objective of this discipline is to introduce students to techniques and to the technological advances in the study and biotechnological exploitation of insects and their associations, involving different areas of knowledge that are important to the development of the field of Agricultural Entomologym devoted particularly to the use of contemporary strategies that would lead to the use sustainable strategies for pest management. Thus, the course aims to proportionate students a muldisciplinary view of research and teaching to allow inter and multidisciplinary approaches in project development.
A short review on cell structure and functioning; DNA amplification and DNA/RNA sequencing approaches; Molecule isolation - electrophoresis; Molecule isolation - chromatography; Molecular and chemical approaches to study insect diversity; Molecular approches for population genetics; Differention gene expression approaches; Exploiting insect genomics; Exploiting insect transcriptomics; Exploiting insect metabolomics; Exploiting insect proteomes; Exploiting insect interactions; Insect control - RNA interference; Insect control - transgenesis; Insect control - paratransgenesis; Insect control - gene editing, CRISPR; Principles and applications of nanobiotecnology.
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