Jan 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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BIOT 521/5206 - Fundamentals of Bioinformatics (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
Prerequisites: Familiarity with molecular biology, calculus, basic probability and statistics.

Description
This course should introduce students to the fundamental theories and practices of bioinformatics. Lectures should focus on the basic knowledge required in this field, including the need for databases, access to genome information, sources of data, and tools for data mining. The course should also cover identification of both lower order and higher order informational patterns in DNA and approaches to linking genome data to information on gene function. Emphasis will be placed on how to use the databases and tools. Students should use the PERL programming language in this course.



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