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BNFO 601. Integrated Bioinformatics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Enrollment requires permission of instructor. Presents major concepts in bioinformatics through a series of real-life problems to be solved by students. Problems addressed will include but not be limited to issues in genomic analysis, statistical analysis and modeling of complex biological phenomena. Emphasis will be placed on attaining a deep understanding of a few widely used tools of bioinformatics. Crosslisted as: BIOL 601.

Biostatistics, Master of Science (M.S.)

...OVPR 601 , and four other 500- or 600-level BIOS, STAT, MATH or BNFO courses...

Biology, Master of Science (M.S.)

...list in consultation with adviser: 7 BIOL/BNFO 601 Integrated Bioinformatics BIOL 606 Quantitative Ecology...