Infobiotics (2008/2009)

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 9, 2009 al Jun 12, 2009.

Lesson timetable

2° Sem
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall M  
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M  

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 cellular and molecular processes.

Syllabus

- Algorithms and bio-algorithms
- PCR and Cross Pairing PCR (XPCR)
- Basic DNA operations
- DNA extraction by XPCR
- DNA recombination by XPCR
- DNA computing, Adleman experiment
- Structure and representation of DNA, trees and graphs
- Strings and nucleotides sequences
- Formal Languages and Grammars for biological aggregation
- 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

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 58.82% 27 3
Rejected --
Absent 29.41%
Ritirati 11.76%
Canceled --
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 30.0% 10.0% 0.0% 20.0% 10.0%

Data from AA 2008/2009 based on 17 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.

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