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GUIA DOCENT
MÈTODES EN BIOLOGIA DE SISTEMES
Coordinació:
FERREZUELO MUÑOZ, FRANCISCO
Any acadèmic 2019-20
GUIA DOCENT: MÈTODES EN BIOLOGIA DE SISTEMES 2019-20

Informació general de l'assignatura
DenominacióMÈTODES EN BIOLOGIA DE SISTEMES
Codi14705
Semestre d'impartició1R Q(SEMESTRE) AVALUACIÓ CONTINUADA
Caràcter
Grau/MàsterCursCaràcterModalitat
Màster Universitari en Investigació Biomèdica1OPTATIVAPresencial
Nombre de crèdits assignatura (ECTS)4
Tipus d'activitat, crèdits i grups
Tipus d'activitatPRAULATEORIA
Nombre de crèdits1.82.2
Nombre de grups11
CoordinacióFERREZUELO MUÑOZ, FRANCISCO
Departament/sCIÈNCIES MÈDIQUES BÀSIQUES
Idioma/es d'imparticióEnglish
Professor/a (s/es)Adreça electrònica professor/a (s/es)Crèdits impartits pel professoratHorari de tutoria/lloc
FERREZUELO MUÑOZ, FRANCISCOferrezuelof@cmb.udl.cat,8
FIBLA PALAZON, JOANjoan.fibla@cmb.udl.cat,8
JOVE FONT, MARIONAmariona.jove@udl.cat,8
TAMARIT SUMALLA, JORDIjordi.tamarit@cmb.udl.cat,8
VILAPRIÑO TERRE, ESTERevilaprinyo@cmb.udl.cat,8
Objectius acadèmics de l'assignatura

Learning:

 

  After the course, students should know about:

  1. What Systems Biology is.
  2. The paradigm shift underlying the current surge in Systems Biology.
  3. The methods that are available for Systems Biology studies and how they work.
  4. The different types of problems that can be solved with those methods.

 

Capacities:

 

  After the course, students should be able to:

  1. Critically analyze Systems Biology research.
  2. Identify the best methods to solve a given problem.
  3. Plan research using Systems Biology methods.
Competències significatives

CB1 Knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and / or applying ideas, often within a research context

CB2 Being  able to apply the acquired knowledge and have the ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study

CB3 Being able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments based on information that was incomplete or limited, include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments (*)

CB5 Acquiring learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous

CG1 Knowing how to select and apply different analytical methods at the molecular, biochemical, cellular, genetic and phenotypic level for the diagnosis and study of the diseases.

CG5 Ability to prepare, process and interpret the results rigorously and applying appropriate technologies

CG6 Knowing to address research projects towards medical and translational interests (diagnosis and therapy)

CE4 Recognize high performance techniques (high throughput) and be able to use bioinformatics tools for data analysis.

CT2 Mastering a foreign language

CT3 Mastering ICT

Continguts fonamentals de l'assignatura

 

SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: A PARADIGM

Evolving paradigms in Biology. Reductionism vs. holism vs. neo-reductionism. Modularity in living organisms.

What is needed to study the systems biology of an organism? Eukaryotes vs. prokaryotes. 

 

 

 GENOMICS:

DNA microarrays.

Next-generation sequencing technologies.

Variomic approach in Systems Biology.

Genotype vs. phenotype. Functional effects of genetic variants.

 

 PROTEOMICS:

Protein identification by mass spectrometry.

Gel-free approaches.

Quantitative proteomics.

 

METABOLOMICS:

Basic concepts on metabolomics.

Differential treatment of biological samples.

Metabolites databases.

 

SYSTEMS BIOLOGY:

Mathematical models of biological systems.

 

Pla de desenvolupament de l'assignatura

1. SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: A PARADIGM

1.1 Evolving paradigms in Biology. Reductionism vs. holism vs. neo-reductionism. Modularity in living organisms. (1h Seminar)

1.2 What is needed to study the systems biology of an organism? Eukaryotes vs. prokaryotes. (1h Seminar)

 

2. GENOMICS:

2.1 DNA microarrays. (2h Seminar)

2.2 Next-generation sequencing (NGS): concepts and platforms. (2 h Seminar)

2.3 Microarrays- and NGS-based applications. (2h Seminar)

2.4 Exercises / Case studies (2h Students' presentations, discussion, test)

2.5 Variomic approach in Systems Biology. (2h Seminar)

2.6 Variomic analysis: NGS data. (1h Seminar / 3h Practice)

2.7 Genotype vs. phenotype. Functional effects of genetic variants. (1h Seminar / 1h Practice)

 

3. PROTEOMICS:

3.1 Protein identification by mass spectrometry. (2h Seminar)

3.2 Gel-free approaches. (2h Seminar)

3.3 Quantitative proteomics. (2h Seminar)

3.4 Analysis of a selected problem by proteomic approaches. (2h Practice)

 

4. METABOLOMICS:

4.1 Basic concepts on metabolomics: applications. (1h Seminar)

4.2 Equipments and software: chromatography, QTOF, TripleQ. (2h Seminar)

4.3 The HMDB, MADISON and MASSTRIX databases. (1h Seminar / 2 h Practice)

4.4 Analysis of a selected problem. (2h Practice)

 

5. COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS BIOLOGY:

5.1 Building mathematical models of biomedically relevant circuits. (1h Seminar / 1h Practice)

5.2 Estimating parameters and concentrations for models. (1h Seminar / 1h Practice)

5.3 Analyzing your model. (1h Seminar / 1h Exam)

Sistema d'avaluació

Five evaluation activities. Each corresponding to the different parts of the subject. Genomics (NGS/microarrays), genomics (variomics), proteomics, metabolomics, and systems biology. For each evaluation there will be a written test counting up to 16 % of the global grading plus 4 % for attendance and active participation in class.

 

 

 

Bibliografia i recursos d'informació

 

Textbooks

 

An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits (2006) U. Alon. Chapman & Hall.

 

Biochemical Systems Analysis (1976) M. A. Savageau, Addison & Wesley.

 

DNA microarrays: a molecular cloning manual (2003). Ed. by D. Bowtell and J. Sambrook. CSHL Press.

 

Analysis of microarray gene expression data (2004). Ed. By M.T. Lee. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

 

Principles of Proteomics (2004) R. M. Twyman. Garland ScienceBIOS Scientific Publishing.

 

Mass spectrometry data Analysis in Proteomics (2007). Edited by R. Mathiesen. Humana Press Inc.

 

Metabolomics: Methods and Protocols (2007). Edited by Weckwerth W. Humana Press Inc.

 

Metabolomics: The Frontier of Systems Biology (2003). Edited by Tomita M and Nishioka T. Springer-Verlag Tokyo.

 

Reviews

 

Integrative Computational Biology: Perspectives and Possibilities for in silico network reconstruction in Molecular Systems Biology.

Alves R, Vilaprinyo E, Sorribas A. Current Bioinformatics. 2008; 3: 98-129.

 

Next-generation DNA sequencing methods.

Mardis ER. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2008;9:387-402.

 

Sequencing technologies - the next generation.

Metzker ML. Nat Rev Genet. 2010 Jan;11(1):31-46.

 

Fabrication of DNA microarray.

Dufva M. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;529:63-79.

 

Introduction to microarray technology.

Dufva M. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;529:1-22.

 

Getting started in gene expression microarray analysis.

Slonim DK, Yanai I. PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Oct;5(10):e1000543.

 

Mass spectrometry and protein analysis.

Domon B, Aebersold R. Science. 2006 Apr 14;312(5771):212-7.

 

Is proteomics the new genomics?

Cox J, Mann M. Cell. 2007 Aug 10;130(3):395-8.

 

Introducción a la espectrometría de masas para la caracterización de péptidos y proteínas en proteómica.

Abian, Carrasca, Gay. Proteómica. 2008 Diciembre; 2.

 

Mass-spectrometry-based metabolomics: limitations and recommendations for future progress with particular focus on nutrition research.

Scalbert A, et al. Metabolomics. 2009 Dec;5(4):435-458.

 

Exploring disease through metabolomics.

Vinayavekhin N, Homan EA, Saghatelian A.  ACS Chem Biol. 2010 Jan 15;5(1):91-103.

 

Computational approaches to metabolomics.

Wishart DS. Methods Mol Biol. 2010;593:283-313.

 

Metabolomics, a novel tool for studies of nutrition, metabolism and lipid dysfunction.

Oresic M. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Dec;19(11):816-24.

 

Metabolomics for assessment of nutritional status.

Zivkovic AM, German JB. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2009 Sep;12(5):501-7.

 

Mass spectrometry: from proteomics to metabolomics and lipidomics.

Griffiths WJ, Wang Y. Chem Soc Rev. 2009 Jul;38(7):1882-96.

 

What is metabolomics all about?

Roessner U, Bowne J. Biotechniques. 2009 Apr;46(5):363-5.

 

Systems biology approaches and pathway tools for investigating cardiovascular disease.

Wheelock CE, et al. Mol Biosyst. 2009 Jun;5(6):588-602.

 

Database resources in metabolomics: an overview.

Go EP. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;5(1):18-30.

 

Metabolomics: moving to the clinic.

Nordström A, Lewensohn R. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;5(1):4-17.

 

Articles

 

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0013031

 

Internet Resources

 

http://web.udl.es/usuaris/pg193845/Courses/Bioinformatics_2009/index.htm

 

http://gepas.bioinfo.cipf.es/

 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/

 

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/microarray-as/ae/

 

http://variomics.net/index.php/Main_Page

 

http://hapmap.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

 

http://variome.kobic.re.kr/FESD/

 

http://www.peptideatlas.org/

 

http://www.matrixscience.com/

 

http://www.uniprot.org/

 

http://www.hmdb.ca/ 

 

 

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