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Course Descriptions

The biomathematics degree blends mathematics, biology, and computer science in preparation for continued graduate studies and for careers in the quantitative life sciences.

BMTH 312 - Bioinformatics

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: W (even years)
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: CSSE 120 and MA 381
  • Corequisites: None

This course will study how to combine mathematical, statistical, probabilistic, and computational methods to analyze biological data. Example topics are sequence alignment, locating genes, structural alignment, microarray analysis, and drug design. The course emphasizes how to search and compare biological datasets to make scientific inferences.

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