Subject: Animal Bioscience
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Animal and Poultry Science

Description

This course will introduce students to the concepts around the microbiome of animals and its connection to health of the host animal. A specific focus will be the gut microbiome of animals. Emphasis will be on the experimental techniques currently used to study microbiomes, the metabolic pathways they mediate, and the connection the host animal. Lectures include topics on the role microbiomes play in host health, nutrition and behavior through the gut-brain axis.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of 75 credit units, including FABS 212.3 or BMSC 210.3.

Upcoming class offerings

For full details about upcoming courses, refer to the class search tool or, if you are a current student, the registration channel in PAWS.

Syllabi

The syllabus is a public document that provides detail about a class, such as the schedule of activities, learning outcomes, and weighting of assignments and examinations.

Once an instructor has made their syllabus publicly available on USask’s Learning Management System, it will appear below. Please note that the examples provided below do not represent a complete set of current or previous syllabus material. Rather, they are presented solely for the purpose of indicating what may be required for a given class. Unless otherwise specifically stated on the content, the copyright for all materials in each course belongs to the instructor whose name is associated with that course. The syllabus is the intellectual property of instructors or the university.

For more information, visit the Academic Courses Policy , the Syllabus page for instructors , or for students your Academic Advising office.

Loading...

Resources