PWS 272

Coding for Genetic Analysis

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Practical training in computational analysis of moderately-sized molecular biology datasets. Introduction to coding and graphics analysis in R and shell.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Title

Biotechnology Skills and Practices

Learning Outcome

Students will analyze different types of molecular biology datasets.

Title

Biotechnology Skills and Practices

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate proficiency in basic coding to manipulate and graphically present molecular biology datasets.

Title

Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will interpret the meaning of datasets generated using the methods above.

Title

Literature Summation and Discussion

Learning Outcome

Students will organize their code and present results with clear accompanying text.

Title

Effective Teaching and Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to teach coding skills to their peers