Systems Biology

Short Name
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Andreas Peter Dominik
  • Franz Cemic
  • Andreas Peter Dominik
  • Heinz-Uwe Hobohm
Short Description

The course introduces students to mathematical modeling of biological systems. Practical questions are answered with tools from the public domain as well as with self-developed software.

Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 90 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

lecture 2 SWS, exercises 2 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Prüfungsvorleistung: Anerkannte Übungsaufgaben

Prüfungsleistung: Mündliche Prüfung

Evaluation Standard

according to examination regulations (§ 9)

Only Fall/Winter Term
  • E Klipp, R Herwig, A Kowald, C Wierling, and H Lehrach: Systems Biology in Practice Wiley-VCH
  • D. Noble: The Music of Life: Biology beyond the Genome OUP Oxford
  • Y. Lazebnik: Can a Biologist Fix a Radio? - or, What I Learned while Studying Apoptosis Biochemistry, 2002, 1403-1406
Prerequisite Modules
Prerequisite for Modules