FI:PA052 Systems Biology - Course Information
PA052 Introduction to Systems BiologyFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
- prof. RNDr. Luboš Brim, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. David Šafránek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Aleš Horák, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
- Tue 19. 2. to Tue 14. 5. Tue 10:00–11:50 C525
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 24 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- Graguate of this course shall be able to: understand the basic concepts of systems biology; understand the role of computer-science in systems biology; employ abstract computer-scientific thinking in the field of biological systems modeling.
- Learning outcomes
- After the course the student will be able:
- to analyse and discuss pros and cons of computational methods in systems biology;
- to interpret the paradigm of systems biology;
- to identify basic tasks employed in systems biology;
- to judge ideas and opinions in front of students and the teacher.
- History and scope of systems biology.
- Elementary biological notions.
- Elementary notions of systemic paradigm - biological process studied in terms of a complex system.
- Model organisms.
- Sources of biological data - Databases of biological knowledge.
- Research scenario in systems biology, role of computer science.
- Models in systems biology, model databases.
- Examples of systems biology application.
- Design and reconstruction of biological networks - Synthetic Biology.
- Information in biology and about biology.
- recommended literature
- ALON, Uri. An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits. : Chapman & Hall/Crc, 2006. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, readings
- Assessment methods
- Final exam is written. In the case homeworks are assigned, these are counted by maximum of 30% to the final mark. No study materials are allowed during the final examination.
- Language of instruction
- Follow-Up Courses
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Teacher's information