Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOMG 4000 - Genomics

Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses and BIOMG 2800 ; or BIOMG 3300 , or BIOMG 3330 , or BIOMG 3350  or BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320  or permission of instructor.

J. Schimenti.

Introduction to principles underlying the organization of genomes and the methods of studying them, emphasizing genome-wide approaches to research. Covers the application of genomics methodologies for addressing issues including gene regulation, evolution, complex systems, genetics, and gene: phenotype relationships. Landmark and timely genomics papers and other research developments will be discussed. Basic bioinformatics tools will be incorporated.

Outcome 1: To learn modern Genomics technologies and how they are applied in scientific research.

Outcome 2: To develop the ability to propose experiments designed to answer biological questions, with an emphasis on Genomics approaches.

Outcome 3: To think independently and creatively in solving problems with the tools of Genomics.

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