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Courses Offered

Bioinformatics

We anticipate a major in Bioinformatics soon. Courses in bioinformatics include the areas of biology, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science. Sample courses include:

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Biology:

Principles of Evolution, Ecology, and Heredity
Principles of Physiology and Development
Cell Biology
Molecular Genetics
Biostatistics

 

Chemistry:

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry I

 

Mathematics:

Calculus I
Discrete Mathematics

 

 

Computer Science:


Introduction to Computer Science
Data Structures
Algorithm Design & Complexity
Introduction to Bioinformatics

 

Special Interest Courses:

Genomics
Databases
Bioinformatics

Students will also be instrumental to the design of the bioinformatics program. Five students each year will be supported to help faculty develop laboratory projects, protocols, and bioinformatics handouts for new and existing courses.

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The anticipated curriculum for the Bioinformatics department is funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.