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BIOL 407 - Genomics and Bioinformatics

(3 units)
Introduction to how genomic data is obtained and analyzed. Introduction to sequence databases, alignment, similarity searches, and other bioinformatics analysis. Introduction to Genome Evolution.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 300 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. critically apply concepts central to genomics, including genome evolution and generation of genomic and other -omics datasets.
2. describe the foundations of the various bioinformatics techniques used to extract knowledge from genomic data.
3. apply computer tools, particularly online tools, to perform basic bioinformatic data retrieval and analyses, such as sequence visualization, alignment, similarity searches, and phylogenetic reconstruction.


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