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Credit points: 15

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This subject introduces biocomputing techniques, including the use of computational tools for biological information retrieval, sequence alignment, promoter region recognition and regulatory elements discovery in DNA sequences. Through study of this subject, students will be able to understand the goals and research methodologies for bioinformatics. Fundamentals of programming with Perl and Matlab for manipulating sequences, and automating BLAST queries will be covered. Modelling, filtering and location prediction of transcription factor binding sites will be addressed.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJustin Wang

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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