BIOL 454 DNA Sequencing and Analysis

This course offers a study of the history of DNA sequencing techniques, hands-on instruction in the use of an automated DNA sequencer, and practice in analysis techniques including sequence alignment, parsimony analysis, likelihood analysis, Bayesian inference, and STR analysis. Students will prepare samples, analyze sequence data, and present their analyses for critical discussion.




Fifteen hours of biology, including BIOL 310 and BIOL 310L and eight hours of chemistry