Nov 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CIS 434 - Bioinformatics

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course will introduce the fundamental theories and practices of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology to the cadets. The course will focus the basic knowledge in the field, methods of high-throughput data generation, accessing public genome-related information and data, and tools for data mining and analysis. Basic concept of probability will also be introduced to help cadets understand the significance of results. Cadets will gain practical experience with bioinformatics tools and develop basic skills in the collection and presentation of bioinformatics data, as well as the basic programming in a scripting language. Prerequisite(s): CIS 342  with a minimum grade of C