Large-scale biology projects such as the sequencing of the human genome and gene expression surveys using RNA-seq, microarrays and other technologies have created a wealth of data for biologists. However, the challenge facing scientists is analyzing and even accessing these data to extract useful information pertaining to the system being studied. This course focuses on employing existing bioinformatic resources – mainly web-based programs and databases – to access the wealth of data to answer questions relevant to the average biologist, and is highly hands-on.
This course is part of the Plant Bioinformatic Methods Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Genetic Analysis
- Bioinformatics Analysis
- Comparative Genomics
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Blast II/Comparative Genomics
Multiple Sequence Alignments
Review: NCBI/Blast I, Blast II/Comparative Genetics, and Multiple Sequence Alignments
- 5 stars77.06%
- 4 stars18.57%
- 3 stars3.37%
- 2 stars0.36%
- 1 star0.61%
TOP REVIEWS FROM BIOINFORMATIC METHODS I
A thorough course for beginners with very interesting labs! I was pleasantly surprised with how much and how easily I learned bioinformatics skills with this course. Well done!
Great Course. I love the way it is designed, delivered. I learned a lot. The most important part is that I enjoy every bit of the session and completed everything for less than a week. :)
This course is so accurate and useful to the bioinformatic students and the science students who needs help with the computational biology. I would recommend this course to everyone.
Procedures are very well explained. Would be helpful to have some pipeline diagrams on the best way (software and breif methods) to solve a problem (e.g. for the assignment)
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