BMS 537 Introduction to Bioinformatics

Prerequisites: BMS 511 and BMS 524 or permission of the instructor. Lab fee. This is a hands-on, applied course that will introduce students to the use of computer software and Web servers in the analysis of biological sequence data (DNA and protein). Topics include: Pairwise and multiple sequence alignment, BLAST, scoring matrices, phylogenetic analysis, DNA sequence analysis and prediction of 2-D and 3-D molecular structures.



Cross Listed Courses

Double-numbered course; offered with undergraduate-level BIOL 437


Spring Semester