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Ampersand: Phage Bioinformatics

Biology And Biomedical Sciences 192 - Spring 2019

A research-based laboratory class for freshmen. Students join a national experiment organized by HHMI, with the goal of genomic characterization of a local phage. Laboratory work focuses on learning computer-based tools for genome analysis followed by annotation and comparative analysis of the genome of a phage (bacterial virus) that was isolated fall semester at WU and sequenced over winter break. Prerequisites: High school courses in biology, chemistry, and physics, at least one at the AP or International Baccalaureate level; permission of the instructor. Limited to 40 students; preference given to those completing Bio 191, Phage Hunters. One hour lecture, one hour discussion, and 3 hrs lab per week.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSMAMP

Section 01

Ampersand: Phage Bioinformatics
INSTRUCTOR: Shaffer
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Ampersand: Phage Bioinformatics
INSTRUCTOR: Shaffer
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