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Bioinformatics is a diverse discipline that draws on a range of technical areas and is applied to a range of biological problems. In this subject a series of case studies is used to illustrate the application of bioinformatics to biological,agricultural, and medical problems. These case studies will be directly based on current practical research and taught by the researchers.
Intended learning outcomes
- An understanding of and experience in applying bioinformatics tools to real problems in biology and medicine.
- A unique opportunity to learn from laboratory heads that use bioinformatics to address a broad range of research aims.
- Develop oral communication skills to explain complex computational theories to a broad scientific audience.
- Develop written communication skills to explain complex computational theories to a broad scientific audience.
- Develop bioinformatics skills to analyse, interpret and describe biological data.
- Analysing a problem to understand what data and analysis is needed to solve the problem
- Analytical skills – the ability to construct and express a logical argument and to work in abstract or general terms
- Communication skills in presenting results and arguments to peers
Last updated: 29 October 2019