BI 519 Bioinformatics 2 cr.  (2-0-0)

Introduction to bioinformatics, or the use of computers to analyze the information contained in nucleic acid and protein sequences. The course focuses on how to use resources available on the Internet to retrieve molecular sequences and how comparisons of these sequences can be used to assess the biological role of the sequences. The structure and function of nucleic acid and protein sequences will be investigated using computer analysis.