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This course will provide students with the practical skills needed for the analysis of -omics data. Topics covered will include biological databases, molecular biology tools (e.g., primer design, contig assembly), gene prediction and mining, database searches, genome comparison, sequence alignments, phylogenetic inference, gene expression data analyses, functional annotation of protein sequences, protein structure and modeling. Specialized software (e.g., Vector NTI) and widely used web-based computation tools (e.g.., Entrez, BLAST, ClustalX, Phylip, PyMOL, and SwissPDBviewer) will be illustrated. Multiple approaches for solving particular problems will be presented.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): BIOI 1000, BIOL 1450, and CIST 1400; or permission.

Bioinformatics, Bachelor of Science

...students must take CIST 3000 . Degree Requirements A...Humanities requirement. 2 NOTE: BIOI 1000 counts toward...