Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021
Western Main Campus

Medical Bioinformatics 3100A/B


General topics in medical bioinformatics, including public databases, bioinformatic data formats, sequence comparison and alignment, and next-generation sequence processing (mapping, de novo assembly). Labs introduce the command line interface, working within the Linux filesystem, and basic concepts in utilizing open source assets, batch processing and the implementation of bioinformatic workflows.

Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 4461A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Biology 2581A/B; one of Biology 2244A/B, Statistical Sciences 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2858A/B. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Statistical Sciences 2857A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours per week. This course does not require any prior experience with computer programming.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MBI

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