Description: Introduction to the use of computers and computer programming to develop applications for research in genetics and molecular biology. Application topics will include evolutionary genetics, association analysis and genetics mapping, and structural biology.
This course is for freshman Honors students who are thinking of careers at the intersection of life sciences, statistics, and/or computer science, particularly students who are considering majoring in Genetics. The course fulfills the laboratory requirement for the Genetics major.
Students must be in their first year at Rutgers in an approved Honors program (e.g., the Honors College or the SAS Honors Program). General Biology I (01:119:115) and be at least co-registered for General Biology II (01:119:116)) or have placed out of these two courses (e.g., through AP credit or approved transfer credit).