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Biochemistry (BIOC)

Institute of Biochemistry
Faculty of Science

BIOC 3008 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Bioinformatics

Practical exploration of the broad scope of bioinformatics; theory, implementation, applications and limitations of computational approaches. Topics may include introductory programming, data modeling, biological databases, sequence alignment, phylogeny, pathways and biological networks. (Also listed as COMP 3308.)
Precludes additional credit for BIOC 4006.
Prerequisites: BIOL 2104; BIOC 2200 or BIOL 2200; or permission of the Institute. Background in computer programming and/or evolutionary concepts is recommended.
Lecture 1.5 hours a week, computer workshop three hours a week.

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