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
Location
VERONA
Period
2° Sem dal Mar 9, 2009 al Jun 12, 2009.

Lesson timetable

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

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