This course provides an introduction to the features of biological data, how that data are organized efficiently in databases, and how existing data resources can be utilized to solve a variety of biological problems. Relational databases, Object oriented data bases, Ontologies, Data modeling and description, Survey of current biological database with respect to above, Implementation of a database focused on a biological topic.
Special Note: Crosslisted with BIMM 182 and BENG 182. Bioinformatics majors only.
CSE 100 or Math 176. Please see Prerequisites Page.
Fall 2003 (offered by the Chemistry Department as BIMM 182).