Bioinformatics and Statistics

Course Code: BS1008
Course Description:
This course presents both the theoretical foundations of information methods used in modern molecular biology and practical training in use of these methods. The concepts of information-driven biological sciences, a diversity of biological databases and vast online available data-analysing software, as well as systematic point of view on biological processes, are introduced. The biostatistics component gives an overview of the importance of biostatistics in the scientific design of experiments and in the objective collection, processing, analysis, interpretation and communication of scientific investigations in the life sciences.
Year Taken: Year 1 or 2
Next Offered: Sem 2
Prerequisite: BS1001