Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Microbiology and Immunology 4750F/G

BIOINFORMATICS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE


An overview of concepts and applications of techniques in bioinformatics for the study and clinical/public health management of infectious diseases. Students are introduced to the basic analysis of conventional and next-generation sequence data, principles of maximum likelihood and Bayesian inference, reconstructing epidemic and evolutionary histories, detecting adaptation, and molecular epidemiology.

Prerequisite(s): Biology 2581A/B; Biology 2290F/G; and either Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Biochemistry 3383F/G if Biology 2290F/G has not been taken; Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B is recommended.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MICROIMM

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