Biomedical Informatics (BMI)

Course description Biomedical Informatics (BMI)
Year: 2015-2016
Catalog number: 4423BMINF (BMI)
  • Dr. A.P. Gultyaev
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6
Level: 500
Period: Semester 1, Block I
  • No Elective choice
  • Yes Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Biomedical Informatics
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Core course in MSc Life Science and Technology, elective course MSc Chemistry

This course consists of the following main topics:
1. Computational analysis of genomic data (genome assemblies, genome-scale alignments, genomic context analysis, SNP data analysis)
2. Evolution and diversity of human genome.
3. Medical Genomics (biomarker identification, epigenetics, disease-associated genes, human pathogen data, gut metagenomics).
4. Computational analysis of biopolymers (structure predictions, biomolecular engineering, functional annotation of proteins, protein design).
5. Cheminformatics, data mining of biologically active compounds, searching for drugs and drug targets.