Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


BTC-103 - Bioinformatics (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: BTC101, MAT165
This course provides an introduction to some of the important fundamental skills sets in bioinformatics. In-depth descriptions of methods and algorithms provide background, while hand-on experience with software provides practical experience. Concepts and approaches to DNA and amino acid sequence alignment, homology, conserved domain identification, phylogenetic inference, array-based transcriptomics, quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analysis and peptide identification searches are presented. Basic computer skills are required.


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