Language of Instruction:
The course will be taught in English, if needed
Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Outline for distance course:
The course has no mandatory meeting.
60 credits in biology, or 45 credits in biology and 15 credits in chemistry or earth science
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application Fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester:
Tuition fee, total:
About the course:
This course is a completely web-based course that provides opportunities to try a number of tools, which are publicly available on the Internet, primarily to study and interpret sequence data from DNA and proteins. The course is intended as a first introduction to give a taste of what some of the available bioinformatics tools can be used for. Areas of application include: Databases and searches in data-bases. Interpretation of genomic sequence patterns. Alignment of DNA sequences and phylogenetic inference. Metabolic reconstructions. Secondary and three-dimensional structures of proteins.