Major Bioinformatics Research Project M BSB


Course Objective

After passing the major research project Bioinformatics you have shown
you can perform independent research in the domain of Bioinformatics.

Course Content

o You need a Minor (X_405032) and Major (X_405027) research project
for your Bioinformatics and Systems Biology MSc degree
o The major has a minimum duration of 5 months (30 ects)
o In total, the minor and major should add up to 10 months (60 ects)
o Minor and major must be in a different research group and on a
different topic
o Research projects should have sufficient algorithmic and biological
content, as determined by your VU/UvA examiner (see details on VU/UvA
examiner below)
o You cannot start your research project before you have passed your
deficiency modules (biology and programming for Bioinformatics and
biology and calculus for Systems Biology)
o You cannot start your major research project before you have
completed all your compulsory and profile courses

For detailed information on the research projects please see:

Teaching Methods

This course is an individual research project

Method of Assessment

Thesis, oral presentation, research project.

General Information

Course Code XM_0070
Credits 42 EC
Period Ac. Year (sept)
Course Level 600
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator dr. ir. K.A. Feenstra
Examiner dr. ir. K.A. Feenstra
Teaching Staff dr. D. Molenaar
dr. S. Abeln
dr. ir. H.C.J. Hoefsloot

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

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