Important Notice: Next Generation Sequencing Course Changes
The Bioinformatics for Analysis of Data Generated by Next Generation Sequencing (BIOF521) course, has been moved to the Spring 2013 semester. Read more...
The FAES Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Department offers basic programming courses in Perl and Python, in order to help analyze the data currently produced by high-throughput technologies. The department also offers practical and applied bioinformatics courses in biological sequence and macromolecular analysis.
View available courses in the Bioinformatics & Computational Biology department.
Faculty in this department employ innovative strategies to present complex subjects in a digestible and enjoyable way. We are currently developing hybrid web-based and instructor interaction approaches for the next generation of programming education.
Starting in the 2012-2013 academic year, the department will offer the Bioinformatics course in the Fall, followed by an Introduction to Genomics in the Spring, concurrently with Perl and Python scripting courses, and Computational Biology will be offered in the Fall semester with these courses, or prior programming experience as a prerequisite.