Universität Wien

300353 UE Applied programming for Bioinformatics (2016S)

Principles and techniques for simple programming to solve biological problems, using a common programming language. Practical experience with text processing and automation of external programms.

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").


max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch



Die Vorbesprechung findet am 3.3.2016 um 13 Uhr Übungsraum 6 statt !
Preliminary meeting on the 3rd of March at 13:00 at Übungsraum 6 (UZA Althanstr.)


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Orientation in programming languages and how to set up a programming environment. Programming basics: data types, assignments, flow control, functions and procedures, debugging. Sorting and searching. Finding and using existing programming libraries. Automating external programmes and web services, and parsing results. Object orientation.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Solutions to exercises are handed in weekly, and grading is based on the completion of exercises and the final project.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

After the course, the students will know principles and techniques for construction of simple programs to computationally analyse biological data, using a common scripting programming language. The participants will have practical experience with implementation of text processing and parsing as well as communication with external programs from within a common scripting programming language. The method of work at the course will also train the participants to plan and complete projects.


The course will be in the form of short lectures, followed by longer individual exercises. A larger applied exercise/project is given at the end of the course.


Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis


Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:43