Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
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BINF 500 - DNA and Protein Sequence Analysis


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite: BIOL 400  or Consent of Instructor
Introduces the computational aspects of biological inference from nucleic acid and protein sequences, and the access and manipulation of genomic data from public databases. Pairwise sequence comparison and multiple sequence alignment will be studied in detail. Additional topics include: RNA structures, conserved sequence pattern recognition and gene prediction, phylogenetic analysis, sequence data as a means to study molecular evolution, and human genome science. Meets graduate writing assessment requirement (GWAR).



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