Bioinformatics on the Web 2019/2020 (5 credits)

Summer 19/20, Mixed, 33 %, Distance learning

Start date: 12 June 2019

End date: 21 August 2019

Application Deadline: 15 March 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-67466 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Flexible

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Outline for distance course: The course has no mandatory meeting. Questions for the respective chapters can be discussed throughout the course with the teachers, who also give feedback and grade the submitted assignments. The course material is accessible via the course platform. In some cases, it might be necessary to search for complementary information from other sources, which are free of choice. The practical assignments can be performed on different operating systems (Linux, Windows, MacOS) and do not require skills in programming or Unix-code.

The course ends with a written exam containing computer-based tasks that are related to the practical assignments of the five chapters. The exam is a distance examination (Friday 07:00-Sunday 23:59) and the teachers are available during this period to assist in case of technical problems. In order to pass the complete course, all practical assignments need to be graded as 'passed' and at least 50% of the maximum points of the exam need to be achieved.

Autumn 2019, Mixed, 17 %, Distance learning

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 19 January 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-17421 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Flexible

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Outline for distance course: The course has no mandatory meeting. Questions for the respective chapters can be discussed throughout the course with the teachers, who also give feedback and grade the submitted assignments. The course material is accessible via the course platform. In some cases, it might be necessary to search for complementary information from other sources, which are free of choice. The practical assignments can be performed on different operating systems (Linux, Windows, MacOS) and do not require skills in programming or Unix-code.

The course ends with a written exam containing computer-based tasks that are related to the practical assignments of the five chapters. The exam is a distance examination (Friday 07:00-Sunday 23:59) and the teachers are available during this period to assist in case of technical problems. In order to pass the complete course, all practical assignments need to be graded as 'passed' and at least 50% of the maximum points of the exam need to be achieved.

Spring 2019, Mixed, 17 %, Distance learning

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 7 June 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-67421 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Flexible

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Outline for distance course: The course has no mandatory meeting. Questions for the respective chapters can be discussed throughout the course with the teachers, who also give feedback and grade the submitted assignments. The course material is accessible via the course platform. In some cases, it might be necessary to search for complementary information from other sources, which are free of choice. The practical assignments can be performed on different operating systems (Linux, Windows, MacOS) and do not require skills in programming or Unix-code.

The course ends with a written exam containing computer-based tasks that are related to the practical assignments of the five chapters. The exam is a distance examination (Friday 07:00 - Sunday 23:59) and the teachers are available during this period to assist in case of technical problems. In order to pass the complete course, all practical assignments need to be graded as 'passed' and at least 50% of the maximum points of the exam need to be achieved.

Entry Requirements: 60 credits in biology, or 45 credits in biology and 15 credits in chemistry or earth science

Fees:

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: SEK 10833

Tuition fee, total: SEK 10833

About the course:

The course consists of five chapters that cover different topics of bioinformatics, such as database searches, comparative genomics, metagenomics and protein structure analysis. Every chapter contains a theory part and practical assignments with different computer exercises.

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Contact

Biology Education Centre

EBC, Norbyvägen 14 / BMC A8:1

Norbyv 14, 752 36 UPPSALA/Box 592, 751 24 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 4687 Fax: 018-471 4689

E-mail: info@ibg.uu.se

Robert Malmgren studievagledare@ibg.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 41 33