This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

BNFO 301. Introduction to Bioinformatics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: BNFO 201 or permission of instructor. The course will present a practical and theoretical introduction to the tools and techniques needed to obtain and interpret a variety of genome-related data types. The course will include several bioinformatic methods underlying nucleotide and protein sequence alignment, statistical methods for data visualization in R, the types of experimental results commonly encountered in bioinformatics data analysis and the public databases where these data can be accessed.

Center for the Study of Biological Complexity

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/vcu-life-sciences/center-study-biological-complexity/

...molecular biology, an essential groundwork for bioinformatics. BNFO 301. Introduction to Bioinformatics. 3 Hours. Semester...

Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/college-humanities-sciences/biology/biology-bs/

...BNFO/LFSC 251 approved course substitute 2 BNFO...Biology 3 CHEM 301 & CHEZ 301 Organic Chemistry...