Bioinformatics courses March 2005

Heather Vincent Heather.Vincent at
Wed Jan 5 12:00:50 EST 2005

Bioinformatics courses March 2005

The distance learning course, Introduction to Molecular Biology for 
Computer Scientists, will begin again in March 2005.  This course is 
designed to prepare those with a first degree in Computer Science for a 
postgraduate qualification in Bioinformatics.  It can be studied either 
as an individual module, or as an element of the full MSc in 
Bioinformatics at the University of Manchester, UK.

The MSc modules follow two themes, Bioinformatics and Computer Science. 
  The Bioinformatics modules are:

Introduction to Molecular Biology for Computer Scientists
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Introduction to Microarray Data Analysis
Theory and Applications in Bioinformatics
The Bioinformatics of Protein Structure
The Science of Proteomics
Molecular Modelling and Structure-based Drug Design

The computing modules are:

Introduction to programming (C or Java)
Intermediate Java
Object-oriented analysis and design with UML

The module fee for 2004/2005 is £750.  You will find further 
information, including a link to the online application form, here :  If you have any 
questions, or need advice on the module options, please contact 
Heather.Vincent at

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