Bioinformatics

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Bioinformatics

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Pre-requisites: Pass or condoned credit Biochemistry level 4.
    The module will build on the cell biology, biochemistry, information technology and critical thinking skills acquired at level 4. This module will allow students to develop skills in the area of bioinformatics including the computational analysis of DNA and protein sequences using alignment and evolutionary models. Students will use a variety of computational methods to assign gene and protein function including data from gene expression analysis and proteomics.
    Assessment: Group Coursework (50%) ; Individual Blog (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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