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Courses - Summer 2024
ENTM
Entomology Department Site
Open Seats as of
07/19/2024 at 11:30 AM
ENTM760
Insects in the 21st Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
This course will explore the influence and impact of major technological advances in genetics, molecular genetics and biotechnology on the study of insects. Topics will include the use of insects as models for studying human biology and diseases; the use of genetics and genetic technologies to augment existing strategies for managing pest insects and well as the invention of novel management approaches; the use of genetics and genetic technologies in the fields of insect conservation, ecology and evolution.