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BIO4230 Phylogenetics 4 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:
- use different phylogenetics algorithms and practical software applications in biological problems.
- create phylogenetic trees from multiple sequence alignments choosing a suitable method for the biological problem.
- interpret different kinds of phylogenetic trees and cladograms which are used most frequently in scientific publications.


Juha Kesseli, Teacher responsible


Independent work 105 hours
Exam 3 hours


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Book exam and project work.

Further information

Book exam only. Available on the General Exam days of BMT.