03-311: Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology -Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

03-311: Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology

This course presents both the theoretical underpinnings of computational methods used in modern molecular biology and practical training in using these methods and the data resources to which they can be applied. It is intended for students without computer programming experience. Topics included are biological sequencing and databases, sequence searching and alignment, protein structure, whole genome resources, genetic variations and their relationship to phenotype, gene and protein expression, and biological networks and pathways. Course work consists primarily of homework assignments making use of online resources for these applications. Students may not get credit for both 03-310 and 03-311 or 03-312.

Spring: Mini Session – 6 units
Prerequisites: 03-121

Some of the course material is available on the course page.