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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
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:
- 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


31-Aug-2016 – 23-Oct-2016
Lectures 16 hours
Wed 31-Aug-2016 - 12-Oct-2016 weekly at 9-11, Arvo F211
31-Aug-2016 at 9.15 –11.00 , Arvo F114
7-Sep-2016 at 8.15 –10.00 , Arvo F211
28-Sep-2016 at 9.15 –11.00 , Arvo, F114
Wed 5-Oct-2016 at 8.30-10.00, Arvo A210-211, Note! Exceptional time and place!
Fri 14-Oct-2016 at 9.15-12.00, Arvo A210-211
Exercises 16 hours
Exercises Group I, Computer classroom ML72 Arvo
Mon 5-Sep-2016 - 10-Oct-2016 weekly at 10-12
Exercises Group II, Computer classroom ML72 Arvo
Tue 6-Sep-2016 - 18-Oct-2016 weekly at 13-15, Arvo, ML72
Exercises Group III, Computer classroom ML72 Arvo
Tue 6-Sep-2016 - 11-Oct-2016 weekly at 15-17


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Evaluation criteria

Exam and exercises.