Two separate groups up to 14 students each: Tuesday, 10:15 am – 11:45 am or 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm, building E2 1, room 001, starting on November 3rd, 2020; lecture slides and student presentations will be available online.
Students not physically present in Saarland can take an online exam instead. Please regard the registration deadline of April 9th, 2021, for this exam at LSF. A later registration will not be accepted.
February 18th, 10:00 am, building E2 1, seminar rooms 001 and 007 or
March 4th, 10:00 am, building E2 1, seminar rooms 001 and 007 or
Online oral exam: March 5th, details were sent by email.
For organizational reasons, I ask for feedback on the selected exam date by January 24th to Kerstin Gronow-Pudelek
Exam registration: only by email to Kerstin Gronow-Pudelek, no registration in LSF, for the exam on February 18th until February 11th, for the exam on March 4th and the oral exam on March 5th until February 25th.
A re-exam will probably take place in the first lecture week in April 2021.
UPDATE: Until further notice, all lectures will take place only online!
In addition, due to the Corona pandemic restrictions, a registration at LSF until October 30th, 2020, is mandatory for all students who want to attend the lecture in presence on the campus. This is independent of the exam registration.
no formal requirements, but solid prior knowledge about
- cellular networks
- cell biology
- omics technologies
– circadian rhythms
– cell cycle
– cell differentiation/cell reprogramming
– development of cancer
b. bioinformatics content
– gene expression analysis
– DNA methylation analysis
– time series analysis
– gene ontology and pathway annotation
– interaction networks
– application of clustering techniques
– construction of gene-regulatory networks
Conditions for certification:
- There will be n=5 biweekly assignments. Students need to answer questions and write short essays about topics covered in the lecture and in assigned research papers. There are three possible grades: excellent, pass, failed. Students need to get a “pass” grade on at least n-1 assignments or n-3 “pass” and one “excellent” grade.
- A written final exam of 120 min. will be offered at the end of the semester. Online participants who either do not live in Saarland during the semester or who have a medical certificate for not being able to attend the lectures in person can take an oral exam instead.
- Students need to present at least once during the lecture or via video-conferencing on the content of an assigned research paper (20 min. presentation and 10 min. discussion).
5 (2 V + 1 Ü)
This course is taught in English language.
Topics for student presentations
|Lecture 1, Nov. 3|
|Lecture 2, Nov. 10||Assignment 1|
|Lecture 3, Nov. 17|
|Lecture 4, Nov. 24||Assignment 2|
|Lecture 5, Dec. 1||Assignment 3|
|Lecture 6, Dec. 8|
|Lecture 7, Dec. 15||Assignment 4|
|Lecture 8, Jan. 5|
|Lecture 9, Jan. 12||Assignment 5|
|Lecture 10, Jan. 19|
|Lecture 11, Jan. 26||Assignment 6|
|Lecture 12, Feb. 2|