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BNFO 201. Computing Skills and Concepts for Bioinformatics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: MATH 151 or 200 with a minimum grade of C, or satisfactory score on the VCU Mathematics Placement Test within the one-year period immediately preceding the beginning of the course. An introduction to computation in bioinformatics, including basics of data representation, and computer organization, as well as programming in Python or other appropriate scripting language. Bioinformatics applications in the literature will be discussed. Guest speakers will share bioinformatics career experiences and opportunities.

Center for the Study of Biological Complexity

...B.S. program. Graded as pass/fail. BNFO 201. Computing Skills and Concepts for Bioinformatics...

Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

...BNFO/LFSC 251 approved course substitute 2 BNFO...year Fall semester PHYS 201 or PHYS 207...