Program in Bioinformatics & Proteomics/Genomics

Syllabus: Practical Bioinformatics BIPG 5110/7110



BIPG5110/7110 Practical Bioinformatics 

Summer – 1cr/6wk
Course Director: Robert J. Trumbly, Ph.D. 

Format: Short lectures integrated with computer tasks in bioinformatics computer lab (HEB127). The bioinformatics resources will primarily be those freely available on the internet.

The course will meet twice a week for 2-hour sessions in the Bioinformatics Computer Lab. The course will last four weeks during the summer semester. The following topics will be presented in the eight sessions: searching biological databases, pair-wise sequence alignments, BLAST searches, multiple sequence alignment, phylogenetic analysis, gene prediction, and transcription factor binding sites and other DNA motifs.

No prerequisites! Do not hesitate to contact the course director with any questions about the course (Dr. Robert Trumbly, 419-383-4347,

Schedule: *Tuesday and Thursdays, 2-4PM, room HEB127, on the UT Health Science Campus. 

*Please note: First week of classes, Summer 2013, will be held on Monday, May 13, and Friday, May17, 2013.  All remaining classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00pm in room 127HEB.

Syllabus for Summer 2013 can be found here

Last Updated: 6/26/15