PHG 581 - Bioinformatics & Genetics Services

Course Objectives 

  1. Evaluate the relevant protein, DNA and genomic databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information and other centers, including record analysis, data archiving and search strategies.
  2. Utilize the basic DNA sequence analysis tools, including DNA translation, and multiple sequence alignment for the identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms and their effect of protein structure.
  3. To compare and contrast the evolution of public health with clinical genetic services and discuss when and how they have integrated and evolved.
  4. To recognize and discuss the potential impact of genetic diseases on families and communities.

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