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Clark University    
  Jan 20, 2018
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MBB 101 - Introduction to Bioinformatics

This course will provide an applied introduction to bioinformatics, computational biology, and comparative genomics.  Topics covered include genome assembly, gene prediction, functional annotation, gene expression quantification, variant indentification, etc.  Students will work in research teams to analyze DNA and RNA sequence data from public databases within a LINUX environment.  Teams will research the biology of sequenced organisms, evaluate methodologies, as well as plan and carry out computational analysis to test hypotheses.

Prerequisites: BIOL 101  (or AP Biology)

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year