UNO Course Descriptions
BIOI 4860: Bioinformatics Algorithms
The main objective of this course is to provide an organized forum for students to learn recent developments in Bioinformatics, particularly, from the algorithmic standpoint. The course will present basic algorithmic concepts in Bioinformatics and show how they are connected to molecular biology and biotechnology. Standard topics in the field such as restriction mapping, motif finding, sequence comparison, and database search will be covered. The course will also address problems related to Bioinformatics like next generation sequencing, DNA arrays, genome rearrangements and biological networks.
- Credits: 3
- Prereq: CSCI 3320 and BIOL 1450; Or permission of instructor.
- Cross List: BMI-8866
BIOI 8850: Special Topics in Bioinformatics
This course is intended to provide a mechanism for offering instruction in subject areas that are not covered in other regularly scheduled courses. In general, courses offered under the BIOI 8850 designation will focus on evolving subject areas in bioinformatics.
- Credits: 3
- Prereq: Course prerequisites of a specific offering of BIOI 8850 will be determined by the supervising faculty member and will be identified in the course proposal. It is anticipated that permission of the faculty member teaching the course will be required for registration.
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