Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces Bioinformatics Technologies; it involves complex biological analysis, the application of information technology principles, and the integration of diverse biological content through different information technologies. On completing this subject student will be able to understand bioinformatics technologies such as microarrays, statistical methods and data mining; understand how bioinformatics technologies can be applied to RNA and protein structure and folding problems, molecular interactions, genetics and metabolic pathways.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhoebe Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhoebe Chen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 3-hour examinationHurdle requirement: In order to pass the unit, students must obtain an overall pass grade, pass the examination and pass the overall non-examination components.50
practical/tutorial participation and contribution to tutorial tasks10
two assignments equivalent to 1200 words each40