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Biomedical Informatics (BMI)

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2016-2017

Biomedical Informatics
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Core course in MSc Life Science and Technology, elective course MSc Chemistry

Admission requirements

Basic bioinformatic knowledge.

Description

Main topics: Computational analysis of genomic data (genome assemblies, genome-scale alignments, genomic context analysis, SNP data analysis). Evolution and diversity of human genome. Medical Genomics (biomarker identification, epigenetics, disease-associated genes, human pathogen data, gut metagenomics). Computational analysis of biopolymers (structure predictions, biomolecular engineering, functional annotation of proteins, protein design). Cheminformatics, data mining of biologically active compounds, searching for drugs and drug targets.

Mode of instruction

Lectures accompanied by bioinformatic assignments and their analysis.

Language

English

Timetable

Schedule information can be found on the website of the programmes.

Literature

Lecture notes with the list of references and Internet resources, distributed at the start of the course; slides presented during the lectures.

Examination

Written examination and assignments.

Contact Information

a.p.goultiaev {at} umail.leidenuniv.nl

Contact

Dr. A. P.Gultiaev