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140.860.01 MHS IN BIOINFORMATICS CAPSTONE PROJECT

Department:
Biostatistics
Term:
4th term
Credits:
variable credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Argo

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Prerequisite:

Approval of project by academic advisor and project advisor

Description:

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing 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
  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

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Instructor consent is required.

For consent, contact:

margo@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Students should register with their capstone advisor for this course