Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

Jain Group of Institutions
In Bangalore

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
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Bangalore
# 127/3, Bull Temple Road, Chamrajpet , 560019, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

Course Description

Biological data in the form of sequences, structures, expression profiles are being generated at a rapid rate. Newer tools for storage and analysis of these data are being developed. Analysis of such data provides us with an increased understanding of cellular processes and living organisms in general. There are requirements at two major fronts - Analysis of Biological Data and Software Development for Analysis. This course provides an introduction to both these areas and as to how computers can be used to interpret biological information from varied sources.

Course Structure (Theory & Practicals)
• Introduction and scope of Bioinformatics
• The biological databases
• Perl programming for bioinformatics
• Sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis
• Analyzing protein and DNA sequences
• Structural bioinformatics and drug discovery
• Visualization, modeling, dynamics and docking
• Genome analysis
• Mapping projects and the human genome
• Project work

Course Strengths

The programme provides maximum practical exposure in different areas of Bioinformatics
The programme provides the experience of widely used packages for sequence and structure analysis
The programme provides the experience of working in a Linux/Unix environment
The programme provides an introduction to programming and how it is applied in the biological data analysis
The students are provided with excellent online resources which include books, scientific literature, online testing system etc.,
PERL programming equips a person to write scripts for varied tasks
An overall picture about biological database development from design to interface development

Career Opportunities

As a Bioinformaticist in data analysis and software development
As a Database developer in Bioinformatics companies / institutes
Position in Biotechnology companies requiring Bioinformatics services like curation, data retrieval etc.


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