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BIO2200 Introduction to computational biology 3 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
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Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student can:
- describe different types of biological sequencing data and their functional elements.
- access the databases and tools that provide information about sequences.
- describe high-throughput measurement technologies and their applications.
- explain the benefits of integration of different measurement data types.
- explain the role of computational analysis in biomedical research.
- list some applications of computational analysis and mathematical models in biosciences.

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Matti Nykter, Teacher responsible


2-Sep-2015 – 21-Oct-2015
Lectures 16 hours
Wed 2-Sep-2015 - 14-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Lecture hall FM1 (5th floor)
Fri 16-Oct-2015 at 9-12, FM1 5th floor and 3rd floor (if needed), Course exam.
Exercises 16 hours
Exercise group I
Mon 7-Sep-2015 - 12-Oct-2015 weekly at 10-12, Computer classroom ML74 (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly meetings.
Exercise group II
Tue 8-Sep-2015 - 13-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Computer classroom ML74 (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly meetings
Exercise group III
Tue 8-Sep-2015 - 13-Oct-2015 weekly at 15-17, Computer classroom ML74 (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly meetings


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Evaluation criteria

Exam and exercises.