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Fall 2022
Sep 26, 2022
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BIOL 379 - Genomics & Bioinformatics
This course is an introduction to genomics and the use of computers to analyze genomic data. Genomics is the study of the structure, content and evolution of genomes, including functional analysis of genes and proteins. Students learn applications of genomics to biomedical and biological research by performing computational exercises using genomic databases. Topics include genome sequencing and annotation, gene and regulatory motif prediction, genetic variation, sequence database searching, multiple sequence alignment, phylogenetic  tree construction, protein structure prediction,   microarray   analysis, proteomic analysis, interaction networks.

This course applies towards the  concentration in Ecology, Evolution and Behavioral Biology as well as the concentration in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology for Biology majors.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Biology Department

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BIOL 152

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