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BIO4230 Phylogenetics 4 op
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics
Preceding studies
Compulsory:
BIO2085 or equivalent knowledge required.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
BioMediTech
Curricula 2014 – 2015
BIO4230 Phylogenetics 4 ECTS

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student can:
- use different phylogenetics algorithms and practical software applications in biological problems.
- create phylogenetic trees from multiple sequence alignments choosing a suitable method for the biological problem.
- interpret different kinds of phylogenetic trees and cladograms which are used most frequently in scientific publications.

Contents

- Characters and parsimony
- Distance based methods, maximum likelihood
- Bootstrap trees and consensus trees
- Bayesian methods
- Programs and examples

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
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

2015–2016
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
BioMediTech