|Catalog Description: Access to sequenced genomes and related bioinformatics tools have revolutionized how many biological investigations are approached. This course will cover genome sequencing, organization, and annotation as well as gene expression profiling, reverse genetics, gene networks, and predicting gene function. Students will be introduced to strategies and computational tools required for analysis of large-scale datasets. Prerequisites: Biology 43L, Chemistry 14L and 15L (or 29L), or both semesters of the AISS course, or permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 18.