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GS01 1143 Introduction to Bioinformatics

  • Course Director(s): Ken Chen; Nicholas Navin
  • Semester: Spring
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: Some prior programming experience is highly recommended but is not a requirement.


This course is intended to be an introduction to concepts and methods in bioinformatics with a focus on analyzing data merging from high throughput experimental pipelines such as next-gen sequencing. Students will be exposed to algorithms and software tools involved in various aspects of data processing and biological interpretation. Though some prior programming experience is highly recommended, it is not a requirement.

Course Outline Introduction to Bioinformatics