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|BIIN 430 - BIOINFORMATICS: LECTURE AND LAB|
The Bioinformatics course is designed to provide hands-on introduction to this emerging technological science for students of Bioinformatics, Biology, Biochemistry, health sciences, computer science and other related fields. In this course, students will learn about the major issues concerning representation, analysis and application of biological, molecular and biochemical information, especially from computational point of view. This course is divided into lecture and laboratory. The laboratory will be taught in an Internet equipped computer lab. It contains exercises to acquaint the students with the latest Internet based as well as commercial Bioinformatics tools and resources.. The lectures will mostly focus on introduction to various computational methods for solving problems in genome and protein analysis. Strengths and limitations of each method will also be discussed. Some of the topics to be covered in the lectures are: Fundamentals of Gene Structure and Function, Database Searches, Molecular Sequence Analysis, Molecular Phylogenetics, Genomics, Gene Identification, Proteomics and Structure-Function Predictions.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
FOR BIIN 430
Course or Test: BIOL 331
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
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