BIOS9980 – Proteomics Basic Course

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Exams after the reopening

As a general rule, exams will be conducted without physical attendance in the autumn of 2021, even after the reopening. See the semester page for information about the form of examination in your course. See also more information about examination at the MN Faculty in 2021.

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

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Oct. 28, 2021 11:30:36 PM

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Every other autumn

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