Academic Catalog

BIN515 STRUCTURAL BIOINFORMATICS

Course Code: 9080515
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Bioinformatics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5710231
Set 2: 9080500
One of the sets above should be completed before taking BIN515 STRUCTURAL BIOINFORMATICS .

Course Content

The course is an introduction to structural bioinformatics. Additionally, advanced techniques used in structural bioinformatics will be covered. In the scope of this course, students will learn to analyze, classify, simulate, predict and visualize biological molecules, mainly proteins. We cover the fundamentals of protein structures, structure determination techniques, molecular dynamics simulations, molecular docking and techniques to predict the protein interaction in atomic resolution.