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BIO4420 Programming and algorithms for bioinformatics 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II 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:
- write non-trivial programs in the Python programming language.
- select and adapt a suitable data structure for efficient 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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14-Jan-2016 – 19-Apr-2016
Lectures 32 hours
Thu 14-Jan-2016 - 14-Apr-2016 weekly at 10-12, FM1/HISTO, Weekly meetings
Exercises 32 hours
Wed 20-Jan-2016 - 20-Apr-2016 weekly at 14-16, Computer classroom ML74 FM1 (5th Floor), Weekly meetings
Wed 3-Feb-2016, Note! No class on 3rd February.


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Exam and exercises.