BIOINFORMATICS

BIO5INF

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will be introduced to the ever expanding field of bioinformatics. Students will learn how to locate, use and apply commonly available bioinformatic software programs to address biological problems. Students will also be introduced to molecular modeling software used to solve biological problems. This unit requires no prior experience in bioinformatics

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuresh Mathivanan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into SMBB or SMBT or SPBB or SZBTBA or SMNT.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUnderstanding BioinformaticsRecommendedZvelebil, M and Baum, J.O.GARLAND SCIENCE

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuresh Mathivanan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class participation10
One 2-hour exam50
One 500-word assignment10
Practical reports equivalent to 1,500 words30