282--Phage Bioinformatics

This research-focused course uses bacteriophage genomics to introduce biology as an experimental science. Students learn computational biological techniques through annotation and characterization of novel viral genomes. Students will be introduced to concepts in bioinformatics, microbiology, evolution, and molecular biology through hands-on experiments driven by results obtained during class.

Offered Fall Semesters Only

Biology Core Requirement Area: 
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Plant requirement: 
No
Lab Requirement: 
Yes
General Education Requirement: 
No