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ANSC 542 A - Applied Bioinformatics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Introduction to theoretical and applied aspects of bioinformatics. Topics include genomic and proteomic databases, sequence alignment and search algorithms (e.g., BLAST, FASTA, CLUSTAL W), predictive methods in DNA sequence, machine-learning techniques (e.g., Hidden Markov Models) and data mining, biomolecular structure and its prediction, molecular evolution and phylogenetic reconstruction, structural genomics and phylogenomics. Concepts are complemented with hands-on experience with computational biology databases and bioinformatic tools. Course Information: Same as CPSC 569 and IB 506. Prerequisite: Graduate level status or consent of instructor.

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Class is offered online.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Summer


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