Bioinformatics Study Excursion

Module Code
Module Coordinators
Andreas Peter Dominik
  • Franz Cemic
  • Andreas Peter Dominik
  • Andreas Gogol-Döring
  • Heinz-Uwe Hobohm
  • Short Description

    The students visit a Bioinformatics conference or company. They elaborate on one of the talks held there or on one of the topics worked on, and present their results either in written form or in a presentation. The language of the materials and the presentation is English.

    Learning Objectives

    Students possess a critical understanding of applications used in the field of Bioinformatics. They know the methods of scientific procedure in the Life Sciences, libraries and literature portals. They are capable of acquiring necessary literature, compiling relevant information independently, and quoting correctly. They are competent to familiarise themselves with current fields of research, and to depict this knowledge in a clearly structured and comprehensive way.


    Several talks on Bioinformatics and bioinformatic topics presented at the conference or company.

    Duration in Semester
    Instruction Language
    Total Effort
    3 CrP; an estimated 90 hours, of which approximately 30 are spent in class.
    Weekly School Hours
    Method of Instruction

    Exkursion, Seminar/Seminaristischer Unterricht 2 SWS

    Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

    Examination prerequsite: participation in the conference

    Examination: presentation in the seminar (30 minutes) (100 %), or seminary paper (ca. 8 pages) (100 %)

    As Needed