Explore Genomic Data in this Fascinating New Bioscience Class (42)
If you are interested in Genomics, take this class in Mining GenBank (BIOSC 42) and learn to access and submit DNA sequences as well as compare DNA of various species. The GenBank, maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Institute Health (NIH), contains genetic information for over 100,000 organisms and is fully accessible to the general public.
The course is an excellent, fun introduction to bioinformatics and is transferable to both UCs and CSUs. The course is taught by Dustin DeMeo, who is working at Stanford on Medical Genomics at Stanford University,the newest and most promising approach to health care in the 21st century.He is known for his enthusiastic interactive teaching and emphasis on student success.