MSc Thesis Seminar on Bioinformatics

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In the seminar, students writing a MSc thesis in Bioinformatics will present their progress in two presentations: a topic presentation in the beginning of the thesis, and another presentation on the close to final thesis. The seminar is compulsory for students in the MBI programme, but it is open for other students whose thesis topic is in bioinformatics.
Vuosi Lukukausi Päivämäärä Periodi Kieli Vastuuhenkilö
2012 kevät 16.01-23.04. 3-4 Englanti Veli Mäkinen


Aika Huone Luennoija Päivämäärä
Ma 16-18 C222 Veli Mäkinen 16.01.2012-20.02.2012
Ma 16-18 C222 Veli Mäkinen 12.03.2012-23.04.2012

Information for international students

The seminar is part of the Master's degree in bioinformatics programme (MBI).

If you are not an MBI student, but your thesis topic is/will be in bioinformatics, please contact Veli Mäkinen for participation in the seminar.

The seminar is given in English.


To book a time for presentation please email the seminar instructor.

If none of the seminar dates suit you or suitable dates are fully booked, please also email the seminar instructor to add a new slot in the calendar.

Kurssin suorittaminen

How to pass the seminar?

Give two talks on your thesis:

  • Topic presentation: Around 15 minutes in length, describing the problem domain, thesis topic, methods that will be implemented/used, experiments that are planned, time schedule for the thesis project.
  • Thesis presentation: Around 30 minutes in length, presenting the thesis as a whole. The presentation can take place when the experimental part and main part of the writing has completed (does not need to be 'final version').

Attend to at least 12 presentations (including your own) during your MBI studies

Schedule Spring 2012

The seminar will convene generally once a month according to the schedule below. If needed, additional seminar dates may be added.

Each session can accommodate upto 3 thesis presentations (30 min each), or upto 6 topic presentations (15 min each), or a mix of the two types with total duration of 90 minutes.

  • 30.1 
    • 16.15 Juan Gutierrez Gardenas (topic + thesis presentation)
    • 17.00 Yvonne Herrmann (topic presentation)
  • 20.2
    • 16.15 Poojitha Kotavenkata (topic presentation) 
    • 16.30 Kim Ng (topic presentation) 
  • 19.3
    • No meeting
  • 16.4
    • 16.15: Khadeeja Ismail (topic+thesis presentation)
    • 17.00: Serikzhan Kazi (topic presentation)
    • 17.15: Mohammed Al Hello (topic presentation)
  • 14.5
    • 16.15 Yvonne Herrmann (thesis presentation)
    • 16.45 Santeri Pietilä (thesis presentation)
    • 17.15: Virginia Brilhante (topic presentation)
    • 17.30: Juhana Kammonen (topic presentation)
  • 23.5
    • 16.15 Kim Ng (thesis presentation)
    • 16.45 Alejandra Cervera (topic+thesis presentation)
    • 17.30 Serikzhan Kazi (thesis presentation)
    • 18.00 Yan Zhao (thesis presentation)
  • 28.5
    • 16.15 Riku Katainen (thesis presentation)
    • 16.45 Poojitha Kotavenkata (thesis presentation)
    • 17.15 Vigneshwari Subramanian (thesis presentation)