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BIO4470 Systems biology methods 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student can:
- Explain what is systems biology
- Explain the principles of common inference and modeling approaches.
- Apply inference and modeling approaches to biomedical data
- Apply data analysis methods to large multi modal datasets

Enrolment for University Studies

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Matti Nykter, Teacher responsible
Juha Kesseli, Teacher responsible


3-Sep-2015 – 22-Oct-2015
Lectures 24 hours
Tue 1-Sep-2015 at 9-12, HISTO classroom (FM1, 5th floor), First lecture exceptionally on Tuesday.
Thu 10-Sep-2015 - 15-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-12, HISTO classroom (FM1, 5th floor), Weekly lectures on Thursdays.
Thu 22-Oct-2015 at 9-12, HISTO classroom (FM1, 5th floor)


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Exam and project work.

Further information

Recommended during the second year of study in the bioinformatics programme. Prerequisites: BIO2200 Introduction to computational biology, BIO4440 Basic biological data analysis with R & BIO4450 High-throughput data analysis or equivalent prior knowledge in the field.