Bioinformatics
Course code
MLK7052.LT
old course code
MLK7052
Course title in Estonian
Bioinformaatika
Course title in English
Bioinformatics
ECTS credits
4.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
30
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
assessment
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Present basic knowledge of bioinformatics, databases used, sequence search, comparison and analysis.
Brief description of the course
Introduction into bioinformatics. Genome, transcriptome and proteome, their relationships. Bioinformatics databases, their structure and accessibility. Sequence searches, comparisons and analysis methods. General principles of programming. Perl as bioinformatics favorite.
Independent work
Out-of-class work: literature reviewing and group works.
Learning outcomes in the course
Knowledge about the uses of databases.
Ability to perform comparisons and and analysis of sequences.
Capability of understanding of bioinformatics Perl scripts and general principles of code writing.
Assessment methods
Assessment
Teacher
lektor Andreas Halman, lektor Kairi Koort
Study literature

Claverie, J-M , Notredame, C. Bioinformatics for dummies.
Tisdall., J. (2001). Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics.
Replacement literature
Loengute materjalid ja kompendiumid.
Mount. D. W. Bioinformatics: Sequence and Genome Analysis.