Coursebooks

Genomics and bioinformatics

BIO-463

Lecturer(s) :

Rougemont Jacques

Language:

English

Summary

This course reviews the different techniques of DNA sequence analysis and the associated bioinformatics tools in the context of applications to current research in molecular biology.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Molecular biology, genetics, linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, basic statistics, computer programming

Important concepts to start the course

DNA and RNA, replication, transcription and translation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

2 hours lecture (theoretical concepts) followed by 2 hours practical exercises (review the theory and practice with bioinformatics tools and data)

Lecture notes, slides and exercises provided on Moodle.

Assessment methods

2 written tests covering mostly the lecture part: at week 7 and week 14, each counts for 50% of the grade.

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Bioengineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Bioengineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Life Sciences Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Life Sciences and Technologies - master program, 2018-2019, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Life Sciences and Technologies - master program, 2018-2019, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Systems Engineering minor, 2018-2019, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Genomics and bioinformatics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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13-14
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16-17
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18-19
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20-21
21-22
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