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Fall 2019
Aug 25, 2019
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CS 47800 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
Credit Hours: 3.00. (BIOL 47800) Bioinformatics is broadly defined as the study of molecular biological information, targeting particularly the enormous volume of DNA sequence and functional complexity embedded in entire genomes. Topics will include understanding the evolutionary organization of genes (genomics), the structure and function of gene products (proteomics), and the dynamics of gene expression in biological processes (transcriptomics). Inherently, bioinformatics is interdisciplinary, melding various applications of computational science with biology. This jointly taught course introduces analytical methods from biology, statistics and computer science that are necessary for bioinformatics investigations. The course is intended for junior and senior undergraduates from various science backgrounds. Our objective is to develop the skills of both tool users and tool designers in this important new field of research. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Computer Science

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level BIOL 23100 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level BIOL 27000 Minimum Grade of C) and (Undergraduate level BIOL 24100 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level BIOL 28000 Minimum Grade of C) or (Undergraduate level BIOL 23000 Minimum Grade of C and Undergraduate level CS 18000 Minimum Grade of C)

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