Systems Biology
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Course code
MLB7050.LT
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Course title in Estonian
Süsteemibioloogia
Course title in English
Systems Biology
ECTS credits
4.0
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Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
Overview of systems biology history and different branches of systems biology.
A comprehensive understanding of modern system biology and its future
directions. Overview of applied systems biology and it's methodology.
Brief description of the course
Overview of systems biology history and of methods that made its possible for
the field to emerge. To have a thorough understanding of different branches of
systems biology, such as transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics and
metabolomics.
Overview about how to model and discover emergent properties, properties of
cells, tissues and organisms functioning as a system whose theoretical
description is only possible using techniques which fall under the remit of
systems biology. To study the interactions between the components of biological
systems, and how these interactions give rise to the function and behavior of that
system. Introduction to major statistical methods used in system biology. A
comprehensive understanding of modern system biology and its future
directions.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of systems biology history;
- has thorough overview of different branches of systems biology and methodology used;
- has the ability to choose appropriate statistical methods for particular systems biology field;
- has the ability to conduct online database searches;
- has the ability to use biological data obtained from online sources;
- has the ability to present systems biology research orally and in written form;
- has the ability to use systems biology terminology in Estonian and in English.
Teacher
lekt Kairi Tammoja MSc
Prerequisite course 1
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