Infobiotics (2007/2008)

Course partially running

Course code
4S00201
Name of lecturer
Giuditta Franco
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
INF/01 - INFORMATICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° Sem dal Mar 3, 2008 al Jun 6, 2008.

Lesson timetable

2° Sem
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M from Mar 26, 2008  to Jun 6, 2008
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M from Mar 26, 2008  to Jun 6, 2008

Learning outcomes

This course provides the basic formal tools for the representation of biological information in discrete terms, the modelling and the algorithmic analysis of biological processes.

Syllabus

- Numerical systems and elementary mathematical notations
- Induction
- Fibonacci numbers and phyllotaxis
- Combinatorial schemata and formulas, scale numbers
- Trees and membrane systems as models
- Case studyes of membrane models
- Metabolic membrane systems and applications
- Graphs and biological networks, by using cytoscape
- Strings and nucleotides sequences
- Formal Languages and Grammars for biological aggregation
- Structure and representation of DNA
- Basic DNA operations
- DNA computing, Adleman experiment
- Cross Pairing PCR: XPCR
- DNA extraction by XPCR
- DNA recombination by XPCR
- DNA mutagenesis by XPCR

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Teaching aids

Documents

Statistics about transparency requirements (Attuazione Art. 2 del D.M. 31/10/2007, n. 544)

Statistics
Outcomes Exams Outcomes Percentages Average Standard Deviation
Positive 73.68% 28 2
Rejected 10.52%
Absent 5.26%
Ritirati --
Canceled 10.52%
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 7.1% 0.0% 14.2% 14.2% 0.0% 14.2% 35.7%

Data from AA 2007/2008 based on 19 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.

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