Bioinformatics has grown from the need to acquire, archive, communicate, and analyze masses of biological data, such as genome sequence data.  The field blends biology, information science, and mathematics to distill biological knowledge from biological data.
    BIO520 is an introductory course for advanced undergraduate, graduate students, or professionals in life sciences and to information scientists or mathematicians.  The vocabulary, data, techniques, problems, and applications of bioinformatics are studied introduced  to whet the appetite; advanced students will want to continue with additional, specialized courses.

1997 BIO520 | 1996 A&S500-002

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