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  JOINT INTERNATIONAL MASTER COURSE
  IN MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
MODULE INFORMATION MB06 - Bioinformatics
CURRICULUM UNIT: Bioinformatics


SCIENTIFIC AREA: Biotechnology
YEAR 10
Hours of direct teaching: 44
Hours  of self-learning: 56



CODE: MB06
CREDITS: 04
OBJECTIVE:

 
Getting acquainted with bioinformatics procedures and  applications to biotechnology.

EXPECTED RESULTS (specific skills)
After completing this module, the student must show that it is able to:
1.understand general notions of bioinformatics and  their importance and applications
2.use the principal "online"  programs for the collection,  comparison and analysis of sequences of nucleic acids and proteins

METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING / LEARNING

Teaching of the course will be based on lectures, practical laboratory sessions and seminars

STUDENTS EVALUATION

The final assessment of this module will be based on the weighted average of the final exam, of the seminar presentations and  of the practical activities. The evaluation criteria of the module shall comply with the assessment regulations of HCPM.

TEACHING TOPICS

1.Introduction to Bioinformatics
2.Database and programs
3.Getting informations
4.Sequences analysis and comparison
5.Protein modelling and function prediction
 
Distribution of the workload according to the topics

TOPICS

HOURS

TOTAL

 

Direct teaching

Self Learning

 

 

LE

PC

SE

HDT

RS

APA

HTI

 

Introduction to Bioinformatics

2

-

-

2

-

-

-

2

Databases and programs

3

5

-

8

-

7

7

15

Getting informations

3

8

-

11

1

9

10

21

Sequences analysis and comparison

3

8

-

11

1

16

17

28

Protein modelling and function prediction

4

8

-

12

2

20

22

34

Total

15

29

-

44

4

52

56

100

LE = Lecture, PC= Practical Class (Laboratory,   calculation exercises, etc.), SE = Seminar, HDT = Hours of direct teaching; RS = References search and reading , APA = Autonomous practical activities; HSL = Hours of self learning.

 

Basic textbooks and references

  1. Introduction to Bioinformatics 3rd edition (2008). Arthur Lesk. Oxford University Press
  2. Bioinformatics For Dummies by Jean-Michel Claverie and Cedric Notredame (2006)
  3. Understanding Bioinformatics by Marketa Zvelebil and Jeremy Baum (2007)
  4. Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics by Jonathan Pevsner (2009)
  5. Applied Bioinformatics: An Introduction by P.M. Selzer, R.J. Marhöfer, and A. Rohwer (2008) - Kindle Book
  6. Discovering Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics (2nd Edition) by A. Malcolm Campbell and Laurie J. Heyer (2006)
  7. Introduction to Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics for Biomedical Engineers (Biomedical Engineering) by Robert B. Northrop and Anne N. Connor (2008)
Information Conner

ABOUT THIS COURSE
LECTURER
STUDENTS
THESIS

HEADQUATERS
Postgraduate Office, HUMP, 6 Ngo Quyen, Hue
Department of Biomedical Science, 25 Muroni st., Sassari

J.I. MASTER COURSE COORDINATOR
  Le Van An, MD. PhD
      Tel: +84 914463194
  Prof. Pier Luigi Fiori, MD. PhD
      Tel: +39 8923123213
 
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