Bioinformatics and modeling laboratory
Course description: Hands-on look at the role of bioinformatics in genetic and genomic
analyses. This combination lecture/laboratory course will cover genomics, database searching,
and introduce students to RNA expression, proteomics, metabolomic and regulatory modelling
approaches to the understanding of genetics and disease.
Class Time & Location: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00PM-4:30PM, Life Sciences C128
Grading: This course is will be graded A-F with a total of 400 points (200 points/ instructor).
This is a laboratory class with ~2 hours of lecture/demonstration per week by the instructors and
~3 hours of "hands on" laboratory exercises supervised by the course assistant and/or instructor.
Grades will be based upon performance on lab exercises, reading assignments, exams and class
Text Book: The text is Discovering Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Second Edition
by Campbell and Heyer, Benjamin Cummings, 2006. It is available from the campus bookstore.
Instructors: (Office hours will be arranged for each instructor)
Dr. Jeffrey Bennetzen
Life Sciences C426a