Course contents: Sequence databases; Sequence alignment (pairwise, multiple, database similarity search); Sequence motif recognition; Genome assemblies; Genome annotation; Structure prediction (proteins, RNA); Molecular phylogenetics.
Gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of sequence bioinformatics and experience in using sequence bioinformatics tools and resources.
Mode of instruction
Written examination (80%) and assignments (20%).
Course syllabus distributed at the start of the course.