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Proteins: Alignment, Analysis and Structure

University System of Maryland (USMx), United States
Language course is: English
Focus: Bioinformatics
Target audience education / assumed knowledge: Undergraduate degree - biology, Undergraduate degree - computing/math
Educational certification/accreditation status: Micromasters can be used to transfer in 12 credits to the UM
Professional certification/accreditation status: None
Degree Offered: One-third of the edX Micromasters in Bioinformatics (3-6 mths)

Key characteristics of program:
This course is delivered online via the edX platform. In this course, part of the Bioinformatics MicroMasters program, you will learn about protein structure and its impact on function, practice aligning protein sequences to discover differences, and generate model structures of proteins using web and software-based approaches.
Program Goals:
Analyze biological big data
How to align protein sequences to discover differences and determine structure
Generate model structures of unknown proteins

Additional Information
Year Program Established: 2017
Course/tuition costs: $249 if verified, otherwise free
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes

Average number of applicants per year: 3500
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 3500
Average number of incoming students per year: 3500
Average number of graduates per year: 70

Program URL: http://www.edx.org/course/proteins-alignment-analysis-structure-usmx-umuc-bif002x-0
Contact Person: Dr. James Coker ( [javascript protected email address])

Last updated: Mar 07, 2018

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