Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

0.5 Credit

A lecture and laboratory course that will provide students with an understanding of, and experience with, the current concepts and methods used in the study of bioinformatics. Techniques may include sequence alignment, algorithms such as Smith-Waterman, BLAST, FASTA, amino-acid substitution matrices, Hidden Markov Models and motif finding. (Cross-listed as CH454.)

Additional Course Information
BI226 (or BI223), or BI236 (or BI230), and one of MA240 or MA241 (or equivalent); OR one of MA240 or MA241 (or equivalent) and registration status: Year 3 or Year 4 of the Honours BSc Biochemistry and Biotechnology program.
BI304, BI396b.
2 lecture hours, 2 computer lab hours