BIOL3520 Genomics

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: BIOL3520

Credits: 3

Term: Spring

About the Course:

An introduction to the characterization and analysis of genomes, and an overview of how abnormalities of the human genome can cause or influence certain human diseases. A survey of the methods used to sequence genomes and identify diversities such as mutations, copy number variations, chromosomal rearrangements, and indels will be covered, as well as the bioinformatics tools used to analyze genomic data. Additional topics will include comparative genomics, human evolution, and epigenetics. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL3500.

Course offered: Spring.