CO-ORDINATOR: Dr Michael Wyman
Mondays (1000, 4U5) and Thursdays (1000, 4U5) weeks 2-5 inclusive.
Wednesdays (0900 – 1200) weeks 3 and 5 in 2A21
Coursework – 60% (Practical write-up and discussion)
Presentation – 10%
Written Examination (one hour) – 30%
Retrieving and analysing DNA and protein sequences, Sequence alignment, Sequence variation and evolution, Calculating evolutionary distances, Constructing, analysing and interpreting molecular phylogenetic trees
Identifying ORFs (coding regions), Identifying proteins through sequence similarities, Aligning DNA and protein sequences, Constructing and analysing molecular phylogenetic trees