Provides an introduction to the field of bioinformatics from a statistical point of view. Students will be taught how to apply appropriate statistical methods to the analysis of Bioinformatic data.
The course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA)
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The first component of the course is an introduction to various topics of elementary molecular biology and population genetics. Conducting database searches (of DNA, RNA, amino acids and proteins databases) is one of the most common tasks in bioinformatics, so a grounding in these methods is provided.
Students will also be given a grounding in the analysis of single and multiple DNA or protein sequences, Hidden Markov Models and their applications, Evolutionary models, Phylogenetic trees and Analysis of microarrays.
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for BIOS6111|