ABCS 403: Environmental Physiology

Physiological adaptations of animals to key environmental factors: temperature, water, light,air and semiochemicals. Adaptation to extreme environments.

ABCS 402: Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology

Variety of genetic systems as illustrated by micro-organisms; genetic engineering; DNAprobes, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), isozymes and articular hydrocarbons for parasite and vector identification, DNA sequencing, DNA barcoding, Gene mapping and its...

ABCS 401: Animal Behaviour

Introduction and definitions. History of ethology; methods of recording animal behaviour; factors affecting the behaviour of animals, with special emphasis on interactions: physiological condition, genome and stimuli. Intervening variables: motivation and...

ABCS 330: Zoological Field Studies

Introduction to the ecological biotopes and their faunal associations in the field. Practical field measurements of environmental variables responsible for survival of the biota. Evaluation of survival strategies of biota in freshwater, brackishwater,...

ABCS 324: Public Health Zoology Practical

This is the practical component of ABCS 304.

ABCS 323: Animal Physiology Practical

This is the practical component of ABCS 303.

ABCS 322: General Entomology Practical

This is the practical component of ABCS 302

ABCS 321: Comparative Chordate Biology Practical

This is the practical component of ABCS 301.

ABCS 318: Aquatic Biology

Water properties of biological importance. The seas: the open ocean and coastal waters. Factors determining water circulation. Effects of water circulation upon productivity. Pollution. Utilization and conservation. Lakes: origin of lakes and their biological...

ABCS 314: Principles of Conservation Science

Relation between biological and physical resources; principles of biodiversity conservation, social and economic. Evolutionary processes and biological adaptations. Declining and small populations paradigms. Species extinction. Threats to biological...