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Viewing: CSCI 3571 : Introduction to Bioinformatics

Last approved: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:01:57 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:08:22 GMT

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CSCI 4572 : Computational Biology

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BISC 2584 : Introduction to Bioinformatics
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Computer Science (CSCI)
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Fall 2017
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BISC 2584 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126 or permission of the instructor


Frequency of Offering
Every Year
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BISC 2584 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
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An introduction to the use of computational techniques in molecular biology, genetics, and evolution. Techniques and software for database searching, sequence alignment, gene finding, phylogenetics, genomics, and proteomics. May be taken for graduate credit.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to: 1. describe important quantitative methods used to analyze biological data and how they can be used; 2. apply quantitative methods to evaluate biological hypotheses; 3. identify advantages and disadvantages of different quantitative methods when applied to genomic data; 4. describe and use several common genomic analysis tools and databases; 5. synthesize knowledge to complete an independent bioinformatics project.

Course Attribute
CCAS - Professional

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