MB322012 - Applied Bioinformatics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 1 weeks

Course content

NCBI databases

Sequence extractor

In silico PCR analysis

MEGA - molecular evolutionary genetics analysis

Allignment by Clustal W

BLAST search

Phylogenetic studies

Learning outcome

Læringsutbytte - Kunnskap:

have basic knowledge about bioinformatics tools.


Læringsutbytte - Ferdigheter:

be able to apply their knowledge to analyze nucleotide sequences.

understand which tools can be applied on different nucleotide sequences.

understand how these tools can be useful in different parts of research projects.

Be able to search and obtain information from databases


Læringsutbytte - Kompetanse:

be able to engagd in conversations about bioinformatics

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder:

Leactures with mandatory practical computer excersises    The course has a study load of 134 hours, of which 20 hours are expected for compulsory practice, 10 hours for lectures, 40 hours for assignments. 

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:

Mandatory participation in practical computer excersises. Approved assignments

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

1 week written home examination.  Re-sit examination:Students who failed the exam or have a legitimate leave of absence from the exam, will be allowed to re-sit the exam during the next re-sit opportunity.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biotechnology (427BT)
Medical Laboratory Sciences (702BI)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BTA2003 5.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biological Sciences Ålesund



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-11-06

Submission 2020-11-13

Release 12:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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