0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 2
  • Lab: 2

A lecture and laboratory course that will provide students with an understanding of, and experience with, the current concepts and methods used in the study of bioinformatics. Techniques may include sequence alignment, algorithms such as Smith-Waterman, BLAST, FASTA, amino-acid substitution matrices, Hidden Markov Models and motif finding. (Cross-listed as CH454.)

Additional Course Information
BI226 or BI236, AND one of MA241, BI393, ST231 (or equivalent); AND registration status: Year 3 or Year 4 of the Honours BSc Biochemistry & Biotechnology program.