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BIO2310 Mathematics and statistics 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
Degree Programme in Biotechnology
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

Learning outcomes

After the course the student can:
- perform simple calculations of university-level mathematics on the course topics on pen and paper.
- explain some main principles of statistical testing and estimation.
- apply basic statistical testing and estimation in specific cases, selecting the methods according to the requirements set by data.
- use the R environment as a simple calculator and a visualization tool for basic presentation of functions and data.
- use the R environment to perform basic statistical testing and estimation, simulate data from simple probabilistic models and calculate and analyze estimates from data.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Juha Kesseli, Teacher responsible


30-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Lectures 42 hours
Thu 30-Aug-2018 - 18-Oct-2018 weekly at 12.15-15.00, Arvo B241
6-Sep-2018 at 12.15 –15.00 , Arvo F118
20-Sep-2018 at 12.15 –15.00 , Arvo F118
11-Oct-2018 at 12.15 –15.00 , Arvo F218
Wed 24-Oct-2018 - 5-Dec-2018 weekly at 10.00-11.00, Arvo F213
21-Nov-2018 at 10.00 –11.00 , F217
Joint lectures with BTK0021
Thu 13-Dec-2018 at 12.00-15.00, Arvo F213
Exercises 28 hours
Fri 31-Aug-2018 - 7-Dec-2018 weekly at 9.15-11.00, Arvo, ML72
28-Sep-2018 at 8.15 –11.00 , Arvo, ML72
26-Oct-2018 at 9.15 –11.00 , Arvo, ML71


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Written exam and exercises.