BIOL BC3308 Genomics and Bioinformatics. 3 points.

Not offered during 2020-21 academic year.

Prerequisites: (BIOL BC1500)(BIOL BC1501)(BIOL BC1502)(BIOL BC1503) and BIOL BC2100 or the equivalent. This course is an upper-level laboratory.

Advanced topics in genetics focusing on genome-level features and methods of sequence analysis. The primary emphasis of the course will be on microbial genomic and metagenomic applications, but many of the techniques will be applicable to eukaryotic genomics and medical genomics as well. Through this course students will become comfortable with the command line interface, learn basic programming skills, be exposed to a variety of online tools, and become proficient in a number of genomic software packages.