Computing for the Lab

GMS BT 280

This course focuses on the development of computer skills essential to modern-day laboratory or clinical researchers. Statistical analysis tools and data presentation techniques are explored using Microsoft Excel, while Microsoft Access is employed for data integration, organization and storage through the development of databases. Microsoft PowerPoint is introduced for clinical research presentations and Microsoft Project Manager is introduced to prepare students for clinical research project management. Students survey existing bioinformatics databases and tools, and examine how to integrate external data sources into their own research. A brief introduction to current trends in computational genomics is also discussed.

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