IV108 Bionformatics II

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Ing. Matej Lexa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Matej Lexa, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 12:00–13:50 B117
IV107 Bioinformatics I or consent of the teacher (not needed for biology students).
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 the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Introduction to selected algorithms and methods of analysis used in bioinformatics.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students will:
understand the inner workings of selected algorithms, their advantages and disadvanteges, including knowledge of recent alternatives
be able to work with 3-D models of molecules
be able to evaluate or design methods for solving current problems in bioinformatics
understand the principles of existing DNA sequencing methods and processing sequencing data
  • Algorithms for sequence analysis
  • Algorithms for prediction and analysis of structural data
  • Biological language
  • Next-generation DNA sequencing methods and data processing
  • Understanding protein cleavage and mass spectra
  • Expression profile and promoter analysis
  • BAUM, Jeremy O. Understanding bioinformatics. Edited by Marketa J. Zvelebil. New York, N.Y.: Garland Science, 2008. xxiii, 772. ISBN 9780815340249. info
  • JONES, Neil C. and Pavel PEVZNER. An introduction to bioinformatics algorithms. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2004. xviii, 435. ISBN 0262101068. info
Teaching methods
lectures and exercises
Assessment methods
Bonus exercices, final exam.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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