CS 123A

Bioinformatics I

Introduction to the main public domain tools, databases and methods in bioinformatics. Analysis of algorithms behind the most successful tools, such as the local and global sequence alignment packages, and the underlying methods used in fragment assembly packages. Solution of complex biological questions requiring modification of standard code. Prerequisite: CS 23, and BIOL 115 or CHEM 130A; or CS 46B and a molecular biology course. Allowed Declared Majors: Computer Science, Biology

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