Self-paced Online MiniCourse · 1 – 2 hours · Digital badge and certificate eligible
Gain a basic understanding of genomic data analysis by focusing on essential topics such as genomic data structures, annotation, and sequence alignment within the context of web-based genomic databases.
- Central Dogma of molecular biology
- Genomic data structures (DNA, RNA, and protein)
- Storage, representation, and annotation of data structures in computers
- Navigating genomic databases (Ensembl, NCBI, and UCSC)
- Visualization of genomic data
- Short sequence analysis using BLAST® alignment tools
This MiniCourse is designed to meet the needs of people who are new to working with genomic data in the field of biomedical research, including intermediate undergraduate students with some experience in genetics, beginning graduate students, and postdoctoral and early career scientists who plan to use genomics in their research projects.