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Department: Biostatistics
Term: 1st term
Contact: Mary Argo
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013

Students experience a bioinformatics project in an active research laboratory. They gain practical bioinformatics experience in a research environment. Students interact with active researchers to complete a project that demonstrates their core bioinformatics competencies and skills.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) perform an analysis or develop a bioinformatics tool that aids in the analysis of biological or biomedical data; 2) write a written report documenting the results of the analysis or describing the tool; and 3) publish the results of the project in the form of a web site describing the work or as a web interface for the tool.

Methods of Assessment: Completion and approval of a final project
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Instructor consent is required.

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Approval of project by academic advisor and project advisor

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Students should register with their capstone advisor for this course