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BIO4270 Bioinformatics, Programming Course 4 op
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics
Person in charge
Pentti Riikonen
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö
Curricula 2011 – 2012


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to interpret, develop, apply and update small programs used to solve variety of bioinformatics problems.


Perl and Python programming languages, the Bioperl, Biopython and similar programming packages will be discussed. The bioinformatics resources used include GenBank, EMBL, UniProt, and complete genome databases.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Lectures, independent project work.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Project / practical work 
In English
Written exam 
In English

Lectures, exercises, project work, written exam.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Literature and lecture slides.

Further information

Organization responsible: Department of Information Technology, University of Turku

Belongs to following study modules

Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö
Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö