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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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BIOI4350 Protein Modelling 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Martti Tolvanen
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

Learning to build protein models based on known structures of homologous proteins. The course aims at practical skills in the use of modelling software and automated modelling servers. Evaluation of models. Advanced protein visualization.


The emphasis is on evaluating, interpreting and visualizing protein models. Hands-on experience in building homology-based models with the software package Discovery Studio is used for understanding the principles of automated modelling software.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures and demonstrations. Independent work and essays, approximately 140 h. Teachers will give students the exercises, and students will need to submit the molecular coordinates and visualizations of the final models and a written report on each modelling process.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring
2. year spring

This course is organized every second year.

Belongs to following study modules

Institute of Biomedical Technology
Bioinformatics (Biochemistry)
Institute of Biomedical Technology
Optional studies (Bioinformatics)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Institute of Biomedical Technology