CMSC423 - Bioinformatic Algorithms, Databases, and Tools

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Course Information
An introduction to the main algorithms, databases, and tools used in bioinformatics. Topics may include assembly and analysis of genome sequences, reconstructing evolutionary histories, predicting protein structure, and clustering of biological data. Use of scripting languages to perform analysis tasks on biological data. No prior knowledge of biology is assumed.

Instructor Section Day & Time Location
Mihai Pop 0101 Mihai Pop ESJ 2212

Course Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (CMSC414, CMSC417, CMSC420, CMSC430, CMSC433). Restriction: Permission of CMNS-Computer Science department; or must be in one of the following programs (Computer Science (Master's); Computer Science (Doctoral)).

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Hours Per Week
5-10

Languages Used
Any

Recommended Prior Experience


Projects, Exams, or other Assessments
Programming and algorithms

Misc Info
No knowledge of biology necessary