Jan 29, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PBIO 2140 - Exploring Bioinformatics

A seminar/discussion course focused on the emerging discipline of bioinformatics, the use of computers to analyze biological and medical data. The course will introduce the topic of bioinformatics and explore the educational and job opportunities in the field.

Credit Hours: 1
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Be able to cite applications and implications of bioinformatics to the medical and biological sciences.
  • Be able to define and use terms associated with the field.
  • Be able to find and use databases that are appropriate for the various sub-disciplines within the field.
  • Become acquainted with the courses and programs available in bioinformatics.
  • Become familiar with the career opportunities available within the field and the training necessary for them.
  • Gain an appreciation for the discipline of bioinformatics.

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