2016-2017 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 300 - Introduction to Bioinformatics

(also listed as CMPSC 300 )
Credits: 4
An introduction to the development and application of computational approaches to answer biological questions. Students use state-of-the-art bioinformatics software to gain insights into the functionality of the information contained within genomes as well as learn the algorithms behind such applications. Topics include data management, analysis of large-scale biological datasets, genome annotation, and genetics of disease. Unique challenges in the field and the wide range of existing solutions are examined. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: BIO 221  and FSBIO 201 , or CMPSC 111 .

Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.