2017-2018 Catalog

CHEM 355 Bioinformatics

The main focus of this course is utilizing biological and chemical databases for research. The course will investigate: (1) tools that are used to extract and analyze data on small molecule drugs and biological sequences from these databases; (2) algorithms and scoring schemes used in sequence alignment and homology searches; (3) the significance of this information in modern chemical and molecular biology medicine, pharmaceutical development, protein engineering and drug design, genetics, and molecular evolution.


2 units


CHEM 221 and BIO 130