Structural bioinformatics

Main contents

  • Sequence alignment: BLAST, PAM, BLOSUM, Clustal, T-coffee.
  • Motifs and domains: PROSITE, PFAM, InterPro
  • 3D structure: PDB and EMDB, modeling and analysis.

Type: Mandatory
Semester: 2º (february)
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Javier de las Rivas (


The student will learn to analyze, compare and classify protein sequences. She will also obtain skills to analyze and interprete the subsequent tertiary structure, through models and visualizations, as well as to understand the relationships among proteins and between proteins and other molecules, and their links to drug design.