Techniques essential to bioinformatics. Topics include practical knowledge of databases, basic commands in Unix and R, sequence alignment and annotation, and gene-expression quantification.
- Demonstrate practical knowledge of line commands necessary for many bioinformatics programs.
- Apply sequence alignment techniques and demonstrate the process of genome annotation.
- Apply functional genomics techniques through analysis of variant annotation and gene expression.
- Develop a research project in bioinformatics using the above techniques.
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