Bioinformatics (BTBS867)

An introduction to the discipline of bioinformatics, which combines concepts from computer and information sciences, mathematics, and statistics to manage and analyze the data that is generated from experiments in molecular biology. A comprehensive overview of the theories and tools most widely used in the field of bioinformatics today is provided. Discussion also covers the theoretical concepts behind the computational tools that are used with the goal of evaluating new tools as they become available. Emphasis is on hands-on experience. Topics include biological databases and the most efficient ways to query them, the analysis and manipulation of biological sequences, sequence alignment, phylogenetic analysis, protein structure prediction, proteomics, and gene expression array analysis.

Course Tuition & Registration
  • On-Line Course: Bioinformatics
  • The course offers 3 credits
Registration Cost
Single Rate
Student* & Group Rate (Per Person)

Text in English. Communication with professors could be in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

* In order to create the user name, password and contact professor, IBI will request the Student University or College ID.
Group rate applies to two or more enrollments registering at the same time, from the same company, for the same course. This rate is per person. To people in the group, IBI will request information to open the course.

Tuition payable in US funds.

There is a limit of 3 courses every term. A term at IBI comprises 8 weeks. For On-Line course you are able to register at any time.

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