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301599 UE Laboratory Course: Bioinformatics (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (3.00 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. 15 participants
Language: German



One week: 25.01.2021 - 29.01.2021,
Online course with daily video conference calls for instructions and independent problem solving.
First Video call: 25.01.2021, 10am


Aims, contents and method of the course

Application of bioinformatics software and databases in the context of a small research project.
Automation of workflows using Python and Linux shell scripts.
Analysis, interpretation and presentation of research results.
Course material: Worksheets, Jupyter Notebooks.

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance in video calls. The evaluation consists of different performances:
- Solving the tasks given in Jupyter Notebooks.
- Active participation during discussions of previous and upcoming tasks.
- Written protocol of the course (Jupyter Notebook) to evaluate the understanding and participation.
- Brief presentation of the final course protocol.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Each of the subtasks to evaluate performance must have a positive evaluation. The final grade reflects the overall performance in subtasks.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MMB W-3, MMB W-2

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