This is a block pro-/seminar.
Tutor: Dr. Christina BackesDates:

Registration *from April 10th, 2018 to April 24th, 2018 HERE
Kick-off meeting [optional]May 7th, 2018 – 2 p.m. (s.t.) in E2.1, room 206
Deadline to register in HISPOS OR de-register from seminar *May 28th, 2018
Deadline for feedback ** [optional]September 24th, 2018
PresentationsOctober 12th, 2018
Summary submission deadlineOctober 19th, 2018
* If you want to deregister from the seminar, please send the tutor an email irrespectively whether you (de)registered in HISPOS or not.

** If you would like to get feedback about your slides, e.g. to improve your presentation before the talk, send your slides to the tutor before the feedback deadline. We strongly encourage you to take this opportunity. Before sending in the slides, check out our presentations guidelines (presentation guidelines, presentation guidelines checklist). Please note: The more complete the submitted presentation the more helpful the feedback can be. Please try to avoid submitting half-finished slides. Hint Your slides will make up a substantial part of the final grade. Reading and paying attention to the provided presentation guidelines (see above) will help you to get an impression of which aspects are relevant for the evaluation. Disregarding many of the points listed in the guidelines may negatively affect your grade. Place and Time:

  • E2.1, room 206, at 10 a.m. (s.t.)

Requirements for participation:

  • Proseminar: at least in 3rd semester, Bioinformatics I

Certificate requirements:

  • Successful presentation:
    • Talk: 30 minutes (proseminar); 40 minutes (seminar)
    • Questions from the tutors/audience after the presentation
  • Attendance to all presentations
  • Submitting a summary (can have an impact on the final grade):
    • Short description of the presented topic(s)
    • Ca. 2 pages of text, i.e. excluding title (page), references, figures, tables etc.
    • No figures, tables or formulas required
    • Main structure: title page, main text, references

Final grade:

  • Based on the given presentation (see “Certificate requirements”)
  • May be influenced by the submitted summary


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4SeminarUsing deep learning to model the hierarchical structure and function of a cellDavid Rasp
5Pro/SeminarDeep learning of mutation-gene-drug relations from the literature
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