Students of the Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine. The course is open also to MSc, MD and PhD students in the University of Helsinki.
Basic statistics, basic programming
The student will be able to understand and evaluate scientific articles that use bioinformatics, program in the R language at the level of using available packages, and analyse high-throughput data.
Period III, first or second study years of the Master’s studies
Pre-processing of data, statistical analysis, clustering/prediction
Lecture material, selected articles
Lectures, weekly exercises, exam/project work
Weekly exercises (50%) and exam/project work (50%). Grading scale 1–5.
Responsible teacher is professor Sampsa Hautaniemi.
Lectures 10 h
Weekly exercises 10 h
Independent study and project work 100 h
Replaces course 30277 Introduction to Bioinformatics