Universität Wien

300079 SE Bioinformatics meets Proteomics: An Introduction to Computational Proteomics (2018S)

The seminar introduces concepts, algorithms, and software in mass spectrometry-based proteomics

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: English



Preliminary discussion on 8.3.2018, 2:00 p.m. conference room ecology

Seminar dates:
Thursday, weekly, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., conference room ecology, UZA1, Ebene2, Spange4, Althanstr. 14


Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar is a brief introduction into mass-spectrometry based proteomics and respective computational concepts, algorithms, and software.

- Protein, proteome, and proteomics
- Protein digestion
- Peptide separation
- Mass spectrometry basics
- Mass spectral interpretation
- Protein identification
- Quantitative proteomics
- Protein inference
- Statistical validation

The course will consist of two parts, first a presentation introducing the topic and second a discussion to critically assess the concepts.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam at the end of semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MEV W-1, MES4, MEC-9, MMB W-2, MMB W-3

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