29566 - Bioinformatics for System and Synthetic Biology

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  • Teacher Pier Luigi Martelli

  • Credits 4

  • SSD BIO/10

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language English

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Bioinformatics (cod. 8020)


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student has a description of new approaches and algorithms to cope with the future of Biological Science. The student acquires the know-how of: -The frontiers of Structural and Functional Genomics; - Data integration, knowledge mining and visualization of Systems Biology data; - Synthetic Biology: putting engineering into biology; - Modelling the data: towards a reconstruction of biological systems; - Synthetic Biology: how to mimic biological functions.

Course contents

The course focuses on up-to-date applications of Bioinformatics and their outcoming.


Selected reviews

Teaching methods

Lectures of the Bologna Winter School in Bioinformatics

Assessment methods

Oral presentation of a selected topic

Office hours

See the website of Pier Luigi Martelli