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Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis BINP11

7,5 credits

The course is offered the first part of the autumn semester, and the medium of instruction is English.

Bioinformatics, the application of computational methods to biological and biomedical problems, is a rapidly growing field. A large amount of data is being generated in the post genomic era through research in genomics, proteomics, and structural biology. It is therefore crucial that modern biochemists and biologists have knowledge of bioinformatics.

A student in front of a computer gesticulate. Photo.
Bioinformatic student.

In this course you will be provided with both a practical and a theoretical overview of database searching, sequence alignment, phylogenetic and gene prediction, and genome analysis. The practical exercises exemplify how computational methods can be applied to real-world investigations of problems of biomedical and biological relevance.

You find information about application, prerequisites and the syllabus for the course Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis at Lund University's central web pages.


Lotta Persmark Study advisor
Biology and Bioinformatics

Tel: +46 46 222 37 28
Email: Lotta [dot] Persmark [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Course coordinator

Course literature, 2021

Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, 2015, 3 edition, Jonathan Pevsner, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-118-58178-0


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You find the latest evaluation on our web page with course evaluations.