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BIOL.2055 Introduction to Bioinformatics (Formerly BIOL.3050)

Id: 040635 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


An introduction to the field of bioinformatics with some hands-on exploration of applications. Specific areas include scientific archives and information retrieval, genome organization and evolution, phylogenetic analysis, comparative genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, structural bioinformatics, and systems biology. In addition to covering the biological principles underpinning the bioinformatic approaches to study the biology and evolution of genomes and systems, this course also imparts basic computational skills in data retrieval from databases in molecular, functional, and structural biology.


Pre-Reqs: BIOL 1110 Principles of Biology I, BIOL 1120 Principles of Biology II.

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