BIOS9980 – Proteomics Basic Course

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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

Course content

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to basic proteomics techniques.

Learning outcome

After successfully completing this course, you will have the following competences:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge in proteomics.
  • Knowledge about common workflows for the large-scale analysis of proteins.
  • Fundamental knowledge about quantification of proteomes.
  • Understanding how to identify and quantify proteins from mass spectrometry data.
  • Able to evaluate MS/MS data including de novo sequencing.
  • Insight into the analysis of post-translational modifications and protein-protein interactions.
  • On-hands experience with in-gel digestions, LC-ESI and MALDI mass spectrometry,  protein identification and quantification, and functional data analysis.

Admission to the course

PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.

If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.

PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.

Overlapping courses


  • Lectures - 2 hours every day for 5 days
  • Laboratory - 3 hours every day for 5 days

The course is given as a one-week intensive course and consists of a series of lectures followed by 3 hours training in lab. each day.

Both the lectures and the practical training in the lab are mandatory. As the teaching involves laboratory and/or field work, you should consider taking out a separate travel and personal risk insurance. Read about your insurance cover as a student.


  • Oral examination.

If more than 10 students attend the course it will be offered as a three hour written exam.

Examination support material

Approved calculator.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

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Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Oct. 30, 2020 6:15:22 PM

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