David Wishart

Professor, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

BIOIN 301 - Bioinformatics I

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Introduction to computational tools and databases used in the collection and analysis of sequence data and other analytical data from high-throughput molecular biology studies. Students will use existing tools, and learn the underlying algorithms and their limitations. Prerequisite: any 200-level Biological Sciences course or consent of instructor. Credit cannot be obtained for both BIOIN 301 and BIOL 501.

LECTURE A1 (44874)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (BS M-141)


BIOL 501 - Applied Bioinformatics

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Discussion of computational tools and databases used in the analysis of data from high-throughput molecular biology studies. Students will use existing tools, learn the underlying algorithms and their limitations, and will be required to complete an individual research project. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Credit cannot be obtained for both BIOIN 301 and BIOL 501.

LECTURE A1 (45292)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (BS M-141)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

BIOIN 401 - Bioinformatics II

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3)

Advanced topics in bioinformatics will be covered. A major part of the course will be devoted to team-based projects involving writing novel bioinformatics tools to deal with current problems in bioinformatics. Prerequisites: BIOIN 301, a 300-level CMPUT course and a 300-level GENET course. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Computing Science and Biological Sciences). [Biological Sciences].

LECTURE B1 (71618)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (NRE 2-020)