BTEC 201 Introduction to Bioinformatics (2)
Lec-36 (total hrs)
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
ADVISE: BIO 11 or BIO 101A; and ET 108A or MATH 840 and CHEM 32 or CHEM 40; and CNIT 100
Introduction to genomics and the tools, techniques and databases used in bioinformatics. Topics include molecular biology, genome sequence acquisition, online databases and software used in biotechnology. Hands-on practice includes web programs for aligning sequences, comparing DNA or protein sequences, retrieving genomic and clinical data.Emphasis is on online bioinformatics databases.