C2139 Advanced bioinformatics - seminary

Faculty of Science
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. RNDr. Michaela Wimmerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Josef Houser, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Malinovská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Michaela Wimmerová, Ph.D.
National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
NOW ( C2138 Advanced bioinformatics )
NOW (C2138 Advanced Bioinformatics)
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
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
understand and explain basic terms in the field of bioinformatics;
compare large databases of sequences and extract data;
predict 2D and 3D structure of proteins and nucleic acids;
predict posttranslational modifications;
work with bioinformatic tools
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should: 1) Obtain basic knowledge of bioinformatics. Students should be able to: 1) Process bioinformational data. 2) Predict basic properties of biomacromolecules. 3) Utilize bioinformational tools for solving of biological problems.
  • Solving of problem-based tasks. Discussion of suitability of particular solutions and bioinformatical approaches. Individual work.
  • HODGMAN, T. Charlie, Andrew FRENCH and David R. WESTHEAD. Bioinformatics. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2010. x, 340. ISBN 9780415394949. URL info
  • ZVELEBIL, Marketa J. and Jeremy O. BAUM. Understanding bioinformatics. New York, N.Y.: Garland Science, 2008. xxiii, 772. ISBN 9780815340249. info
  • MOUNT, David W. Bioinformatics : sequence and genome analysis. New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2001. xii, 564 s. ISBN 0-87969-597-8. info
Teaching methods
practical exercises
Assessment methods
written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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