DRAFT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 02, 2020  
DRAFT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOL 4500K:Bioinformatics I

3 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A grade of "B" or better in BIOL 3300 MATH 1190 ; or permission of the instructor. Concurrent:
BIOL 3410  
Students use the fundamental concepts of biological sequence analysis, including information flow in biological systems and use of sequence and structure databases in research and drug discovery, which are the underpinnings of the genomic revolution. Students will: assemble sequencing reads into contigs; find and annotate protein coding genes; search biological databases; perform sequence alignments; analyse the phylogenetic relationships between sequences; assess the statistical significance of assembly, search and alignment results; and predict protein structure.



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