May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

BIOL 251 - Bioinformatics

(3 credits)
Introduction to the role computation in the analysis of biological sequence data. Topics include major technologies and data types; sequence databases, metadata and “big data” issues; introduction to the Linux operating system and its command line interface; taxonomic classification of DNA sequences; and protein-coding gene annotation and analysis tools. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 111 . As needed.