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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2015
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BIO4220 Systems Biology I 4 ECTS
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Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

Learning outcomes

Systems biology is an academic field that seeks to integrate biological data as an attempt to understand how biological systems function. By studying the relationships and interactions between various parts of a biological system, it is hoped that an understandable model of the whole system can be developed.


Introduction to systems biology; High throughput technologies in biology; Inferring gene networks from microarray Data; General Analyses of metabolic networks; General Analyses of signal transduction networks; SBML and systems biology related algorithms (ODE/LP); Systems biology related databases and tools; Examples and software tutorials.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Lectures, Journal Club, Projects.

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

Lectures (approx.20 h), Journal club, Projects


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Computational Cell Biology; Springer-Verlag, 2002; ISBN 0-387-95369-8 Systems Biology - Definitions and Perspectives; Alberghina, Lilia; Westerhoff, H.V. (eds.)

Further information

Not available any longer.

You cannot include both BIOI4220 and BIOI4221 for credit in your degree.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.