GEN 711 (M1) - Genomics and Bioinformatics

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Manchester   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Genetics
Can be taken by students who are remote.
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 13370
Methods, applications, and implications of genomics--the analysis of whole genomes. Medical, ethical and legal implications of genomic data. Computer lab provides exposure and experience in a range of bioinformatics approaches used in genome analysis. Prereq: GEN 604. Computer Lab.
Section Comments: Cross listed with GEN 711W, GEN 811. Asynchronous lecture with synchronous lab
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): GEN 711W
Cross listed with : GEN 711W.M2, GEN 811.M1
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Sarah Prescott

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This lecture course runs in an asynchronous format. There are no online meetings, rather, modules are completed with assignments due online weekly.  You will need a reliable internet connection for this course and the ability to successfully navigate various online websites and animations. A laptop or desktop computer is needed to successfully complete the asynchronous work in this class. A tablet device or phone is insufficient to complete the work.  There is a co-requisite lab that meets online synchronously weekly using Zoom  (audio and video capability required).


The required text for this course is Introduction to Genomics by Arthur M. Lesk, 3rd Edition, ISBN 9780198754831. There are questions from the text assigned in this course. Students are encouraged to search for used copies and may opt to rent a copy for a lower cost. eBook versions are also acceptable to use. All efforts are made to limit textbook costs for students while providing access to the best learning resources. Students will want access to their own copy of the text as it is used heavily in the course.