Animal Health

A.Y. 2015/2016
5
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Unita' didattica: Biotecnologie applicate all'allevamento
Course syllabus
Lectures:
Scientific evaluation of the 'animal welfare' related to the application of biotechnology.
Concepts of 'adaptation' and 'animal welfare'.
Concepts of 'stress' and 'distress' and relationship between genetic selection and 'animal welfare'.
The 'animal welfare' problems and the species-specific characteristics.
Impact of modern biotechnology on farm animal welfare.


Tutorials:
Laboratory activities and educational workshop.
Unita' didattica: Markers di stress ossidativo nel benessere animale
Course syllabus
The course concerns the introduction to fundamental bases of oxidative stress cell exposure and their relationship to animal health .
Main topics:
Causes and occurrence of oxidative stress damage
Evaluation of cell antioxidant capacity and repairing mechanisms
Biomarkers for the screening and monitoring of oxidative status and their relationship to animal health.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Unita' didattica: Biotecnologie applicate all'allevamento
Course syllabus
Lectures:
Scientific evaluation of the 'animal welfare' related to the application of biotechnology.
Concepts of 'adaptation' and 'animal welfare'.
Concepts of 'stress' and 'distress' and relationship between genetic selection and 'animal welfare'.
The 'animal welfare' problems and the species-specific characteristics.
Impact of modern biotechnology on farm animal welfare.


Tutorials:
Laboratory activities and educational workshop.
Unita' didattica: Markers di stress ossidativo nel benessere animale
Course syllabus
The course concerns the introduction to fundamental bases of oxidative stress cell exposure and their relationship to animal health .
Main topics:
Causes and occurrence of oxidative stress damage
Evaluation of cell antioxidant capacity and repairing mechanisms
Biomarkers for the screening and monitoring of oxidative status and their relationship to animal health.
Unita' didattica: Biotecnologie applicate all'allevamento
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 24 hours
Lessons: 6 hours
Unita' didattica: Markers di stress ossidativo nel benessere animale
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 12 hours