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

BI402/CH454
Bioinformatics
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
Prerequisites
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.
Exclusions
BI304, BI396b.
Notes
2 lecture hours, 2 computer lab hours