Academic Catalog

CNG465 INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS

Course Code: 3550465
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. YELZ YELADA
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course covers computatioanl techniques for mining the large amount of information produced by recent advances in biology, such as genome sequencing and microarray technologies. Main topics of the course include: DNA and protein sequence alignment, phylogenetic trees, protein structure prediction, motif finding, microarray data analysis, gene/protein networks.