Receive an introduction to the basic concepts behind bioinformatics and computational biology tools. Instruction will include hands-on sessions that will familiarize you with the details and use of the most popular online tools and resources. The course will cover the use of resources like NCBI's Entrez, EBI, Uniprot, BLAST, PSI-BLAST, ClustalW, Pfam, PRINTS, BLOCKS, Prosite, and the PDB. An introduction to database design and the principles of programming languages will be provided as well as an overview of how bioinformatics is applied in the industry.
Course Number: BIOL-40236
Credit: 3 units