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Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
Bachelor 2nd year
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Biological sciences
Program
School
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
Department
Campus
Timiryazev
Classroom
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
September - December
Weekday and Period
Capacity
Credits
3
Language
English
Course Number
Hro4423

Chronobiology Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Course Overview

The course "Chronobiology" introduces the field of biology that examines periodic (cyclic) phenomena in living organisms and their adaptation to patterns of environment, an internal mechanism in organisms that controls the periodicity of various functions or activities, such as metabolic changes, sleep cycles, or photosynthesis.

Learning Achievement

Students should become familiar with the basic concepts and laws of chronobiology.

Competence

Course prerequisites

Physics, Math, Chemistry, Cytology

Grading Philosophy

Exams (25%), Activity in classromm (75%)

Course schedule

Week1: Introduction. Chronobiology: An Integrating Discipline Week2: History of Chronobiology Week3: Structure of biological rhythms

Course type

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Gumarova L.Zh.

Other information

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Lyazzat.Gumarova@kaznu.kz