Machine Learning methods for the Genome-wide detection of deleterious or pathogenic genetic variants

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
Overall hours
Lesson period
January 2020
Provide a picture of the state of the art of Machine Learning methodologies for the prediction of pathogenic variants in the coding and regulatory regions of the human genome, with a particular focus on open problems and research perspectives in this Personalized Medicine application area of Machine Learning.
A background in Machine Learning is very welcome but not mandatory.
The course is conceived for Computer Science students, but students in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences and Medicine are welcome
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in April 202125 March 2021
  • for courses starting in May 202126 April 2021.

Enrolment deadlines for courses starting in subsequent months will be announced shortly.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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Room S216 - second floor Computer Science Dept.