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Bioinformatics

Focus Subject - Bioinformatics

You have to choose the theoretical module and the practical module.

TM  Theoretical Module (12 CP)

Computational Biology

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Merkl

PM  Practical Module (12 CP)

Sequence- and Structure-based Computational Biology Prof. Dr. Reinhard Merkl

TM Computational Biology

BIO-M-TM-CB

Detailed module description - pdf

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Merkl

Module contents
Lectures
  • Foundations of machine learning
  • test theory methods of optimization
  • algorithms utilized in computational biology
  • modelling biological objects
  • analysis of large data sets
Seminar
  • Presentation and discussion of a research based topic from computational biology
Module components
  1. at least two lectures in the field of computational biology (for a selection see LSF)
  2. one seminar in the field of computational biology (for a selection see LSF)

In the seminar a seminar presentation has to be held and registered in Flexnow as an ungraded study achievement (Studienleistung).

Module examination

30 min oral examination (graded)

The student can choose the examiner.

(Der Prüfer kann vom Studierenden frei gewählt werden.)


PM Sequence- and Structure-based Computational Biology

BIO-M-PM-CB

Detailed module description - pdf

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Merkl (link to research group)

Module contents
  • sequence comparison
  • computation of phylogenetic trees
  • 2D prediction
  • homology modelling
  • protein design
  • visualization of protein 3D structures
  • analysis of omics data sets,
  • presentation and discussion of own computational findings
Module components

Laboratory course (6 weeks) with seminar: Sequence- and structure-based computational biology

The laboratory course can be composed of a 3-weeks project course (WS) and a 3-weeks laboratory course.

Module examination

Portfolio examination (graded)

  1. Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin
  2. Studium