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 commonly used 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: 3.00 units
Dates: 03/31/14 - 06/02/14
Section ID: 101030
You will have access to your course on the published start date.
Class Type: Online—web-based instruction
Instructor: Ryan Koehler, Ph.D., Scientist, QuantaLife/Bio-Rad
Textbooks: No information available at this time.
Section Policies: No refunds after: 04/07/14. Pre-enrollment required.