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What makes bioinformatics education exciting is that people of a variety of education levels can get started quickly, with just a computer and internet access.

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Syllabus

Week 1: Biological Databases

·         Database Structure

·         Searching PubMed

·         The NCBI Public Sequence Database

·         Sequence Retrieval

Week 2 - BLAST and Sequence Alignment

·         Pairwise Sequence Alignment

·         BLAST, Database Searches

·         Assessing Homology

Week 3 – Protein Bioinformatics

·         Determining Molecular Weight, Isoelectric Point

·         Predicting Secondary Structure

·         The PDB Database

·         Prosite Domain searches

·         Predicting Cellular Localization

Week 4 – Prokaryotic Genomes

·         Bacterial Gene Prediction

·         Prokaryotic Gene Structure

·         Viruses

Week 5 – Eukaryotic Genomes, Human Variation

·         Eukaryotic Gene Structure

·         Ensembl Database

·         Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms

·         DNA Fingerprinting


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  • Bob Lessick - Center for Biotechnology Education
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The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.
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Coursera is a digital company offering massive open online course founded by computer teachers Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller Stanford University, located in Mountain View, California. 

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