College Dates

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Program Timetable 2016/17

Unless you are informed otherwise, all lectures will be in the Glaxo-Wellcome Suite (which you can find by: entering Birkbeck via the main entrance on Torrington Square; walk straight then right into the long main corridor; at the end of the corridor, go through the blue door using your access card or by phoning reception). The venues for practical sessions are listed below.

 

[AUTUMN TERM] [SPRING TERM] [SUMMER TERM AND BEYOND]

 

Autumn Term

First day of term: Monday 3 October 2016
Last day of term: Friday 16 December 2016

Program introduction: There will be a general introduction to the Masters Programme at 6pm, Monday 3rd October 2016 in the Glaxo-Wellcome Suite, Biological Sciences, Birkbeck. There will be an introductory lecture at 6pm on Tues 4th October in the same venue.

Evening modules:-

Molecular Basis of Life: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 4th October to Thurday 3rd November. [Practical sessions: 423] [Note: This module was formerly called Molecular Structure.]

Statistics: The Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 15th November to Thursday 15th December. [Practical sessions: 423 (Tues) and 536 (Thurs)]

Daytime modules:-

Biocomputing I: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Wednessday 5th October to Monday 7th November. [Practical sessions: 423]

Sequence Analysis & Genomics: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 14th November to Wednesday 14th December. [Practical sessions: room 423]

 

Spring Term

First day of term: Monday 9th January 2017
Last day of term: Friday 24th March 2017

Exam week: Monday 9th to Friday 13th January 2017.

Evening modules:-

Structural Bioinformatics: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 17th January to Thursday 16th February. [Practical sessions: 536]

Systems Biology: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 21st February to Thursday 23rd March. [Practical sessions: 109 (Tuesdays); 423 (Thursdays)]

Daytime modules:-

Data Management: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 16th January to Wednesday 15th February. [Practical sessions: 422]

Biocomputing II: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 20th February to Wednesday 22nd March. [Practical sessions: 422]

 

Summer Term and Beyond

First day of term: Monday 24th April 2017
Last day of term: Friday 7th July 2017

Exam week: Monday 24th to Friday 28th April 2017.

Projects: The deadline for handing in projects will be in late August (TBC).

Vivas: The MSc and MRes vivas will be held in mid-September (TBC).