IB 533: Human Genome and Bioinformatics

Course Details

Description: Highlights advances in understanding the human genome, utilizing the latest techniques in bioinformatics, i.e. acquiring, analyzing, storing, and displaying the information from the entire genome and protein sequences. Explores the latest laboratory techniques, as well as the use of extensive online databases and software. Students explore the significance of sequencing the human genome, applying bioinformatics to the genome, and realizing its potential to understand human health, disease, and the place of humans in the large ecosystem. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Restricted to OMST or Integrative Biology graduate students in master’s degree programs.
Course Offered in Semester(s): Summer
Offered Only: Odd Years
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