140.860.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 99 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) perform an analysis or develop a bioinformatics tool that aids in the analysis of biological or biomedical data; 2) write a written report documenting the results of the analysis or describing the tool; and 3) publish the results of the project in the form of a web site describing the work or as a web interface for the tool.
  • Course Description

    Students experience a bioinformatics project in an active research laboratory. They gain practical bioinformatics experience in a research environment. Students interact with active researchers to complete a project that demonstrates their core bioinformatics competencies and skills.

  • Intended Audience

    Students in the MHS program in bioinformatics

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Completion and approval of a final project

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites

    Approval of project by academic advisor and project advisor

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.