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Introduction to bioinformatics (6 points)


Leader: Assoc Prof P I Bird

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Bioinformatics unites the major advances in biology, biochemistry and the biomedical sciences with those in computing, bioinformatics and networking. The subject covers the application of the internet to biomedical sciences; organisation and uses of scientific databases; use of computational methods in genomics and proteomics; fundamentals of molecular modelling; analysis and presentation of biomedical data; and communication of biomedical data using information technology.

Assessment: Written examination: 40% + Projects and assignments: 60%

Contact Hours: 2 Lectures per week, 1 three hour practical session per week.

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