Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Web 09

Bioinformatics in an Undergraduate Programme

Kam Dahlquist, Murli Nair *****

Part of curriculum development movement - the need to use problem based learning and the need to have a progressive curriculum that follows what will happen in real life. How to build problems and hands on learning into biology curriculum including statistics. Based around the ideas from the http://bioquest.org frameworks.

Online reports about the problems of including quantitative and computational skills into the biology curriculum.
"Bioinformatics is Biology and we cannot just have 2 pages in the textbook" Murli Nair, IUSB.
http://genomebiology.com/2008/9/12/114 All Biologists are Bioinformaticians

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