Subject: Bioinformatics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Tutorial hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Computer Science


Provides an introduction to Bioinformatics, and experience with select bioinformatics tools and databases currently utilized in the life sciences. Focus is on analysis, storage, and manipulation of genomic and proteomic information. Topics include major databases, common sequence formats, protein and nucleotide sequence alignment, BLAST, genome annotation, microarrays, gene expression, primer design, high-throughput data analysis.

Prerequisite(s): BMSC 200.3 or equivalent.
Note: Students with credit for BINF 200 cannot get credit for BINF 210. Students cannot take BINF 200 and BINF 210 concurrently.

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