BIOINFORMATICS / COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΚΗ-ΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ Η/Υ ΣΤΗ ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΒΙΟΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ / BIOINFORMATICS / COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
CodeΜΔ0006
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolPharmacy
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID180000011

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Pharmacy (2014-)

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology - Molecular diagnosticsCompulsory Course1110
Pharmacology and therapeuticsCompulsory Course1110

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Pharmacy (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology - Molecular diagnosticsCompulsory Course1110
Pharmacology and therapeuticsCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600111107
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
According to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) definition, bioinformatics is “research, development, or application of computational tools and approaches for expanding the use of biological, medical, behavioral or health data, including those to acquire, store, organize, analyze, or visualize such data.”
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
a) Computer Science applications in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology b) Introduction to Bioinformatics c) Use of electronic resourses (Internet, NCBI, EXPASY, ΕΒΙ, PDB) for Molecular Biology and Genomics/Proteomics. d) Comparative study of DNA, RNA and protein sequences through databases (Pairwise Sequence alignment; BLAST; Advanced Database Searching) e) Multiple Sequence Analysis f) Protein Analysis and Proteomics g) Protein Structure
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures200.7
Reading Assigment80.3
Interactive Teaching in Information Center200.7
Total481.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
http://www.bioinfbook.org/ Δίνονται στους φοιτητές κάποιες επιλεγμένες φωτοτυπίες από το βιβλίο του Jonathan Pevsner “Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics”, Jonathan Pevsner, έκδοση 2009, (Wiley-Blackwell) Οι φοιτητές μπορούν να δανειστούν το βιβλίο από τη βιβλιοθήκη του Τομέα ή απο την κ. Παπαδοπούλου, για μικρό διάστημα, αν το επιθυμούν.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Βιοπληροφορική: Ένας πρακτικός οδηγός για την ανάλυση γονιδίων και πρωτεϊνών (2η έκδοση (2003). Andreas D. Baxebanis, B.F. Francis Ouellette και 2. Bιοπληροφορική: Δυνατότητες και προοπτικες (2008) Σοφια Κοσσίδα 2.
Last Update
10-07-2013