BMS504 Bioinformatics and Proteomics (8)
This subject will contain an in depth study of the fields of bioinformatics and proteomics. A major part of the subject will deal with the relationship between genomes (or genomics) and cellular functions. Proteomics and bioinformatics are essential tools to analyse this relationship.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Biomedical Sciences
Enrolment restrictions
Master of Corporate Biotechnology students only
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Understand genome sequencing and data analysis
  • Appreciate the role of the Human genome project
  • Understand the variations in genomes from different species
  • Describe and understand DNA array technology and its difficulties
  • Understand the difficulties in protein and RNA structure prediction
  • Be able to do independent databank searches for specific DNA sequences
  • Be able to analyse specific DNA sequences using current bioinformatics tools
The subject will cover the following topics:
* Genome sequences; Acquisition and Analysis * Genomic variation * Genomic expression * Bioinformatics * Databases * Genomic mapping * Information retrieval * Sequence alignment * From DNA to protein * Predictive methods using DNA and protein sequences * Phylogenetic analysis * Selfstudy questions and problems
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.