BIOL 437 Introduction to Bioinformatics

Prerequisite: BIOL 316 or permission of the instructor 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 graduate-level BMS 537


Spring Semester