Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

BIO-450 Basic Bioinformatics (3)

Introduces bioinformatics concepts and practice. Includes biological databases, sequence alignment, gene and protein structure prediction, molecular phylogenetics, genomics and proteomics. Emphasizes practical experience with bioinformatics tools, development of basic skills in the collection and presentation of bioinformatics data, as well as basic programming in a scripting language. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Prereq: BIO-190; Coreq: BIO-410; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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