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BIO2350 Basics of programming and algorithms for bioinformatics 4–8 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
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:
- write simple, practical programs in the Python programming language.
- explain basic data structures and select and adapt a suitable data structure for use in a particular problem.
- explain how common algorithms are used in bioinformatics work.
- adapt and implement simple bioinformatics algorithms in selected cases.

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Juha Kesseli, Teacher responsible


2-Sep-2015 – 18-Dec-2015
Lectures 45 hours
Wed 2-Sep-2015 - 16-Dec-2015 weekly at 12-15, Computer classroom ML74 (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly meetings.
23-Sep-2015 at 12 –15 , FM1 lecture hall, 3rd floor (A+B), Note! Exceptional lecture place!
Exercises 30 hours
Fri 4-Sep-2015 - 18-Dec-2015 weekly at 13-15, Computer classroom ML74 (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly meetings.
18-Sep-2015 at 14 –16 , Computer classroom ML 74, FM1 (5th floor), Note! Exceptional practical time!

Further information

Recommended for first year bioinformatics students.