SBS holds workshop on possibilities in Bioinformatics Dec16


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SBS holds workshop on possibilities in Bioinformatics

On 27 November 2014, the Senior Biology Society (SBS) organized a workshop on the breadth of possibilities in the field of Bioinformatics. This workshop was conducted by Dr Aftab Bashir and Mr Muhammad Adeel and covered the following topics: Databases; BLAST: Principles and Applications; Alignment and Software; Signal P/Protein Localization; Accessing PDB and protein structure; Usage of Visual Molecular Dynamics; Gene Analysis; Protein Characterization; Expressed Sequence Tag-Orthology Groups; Making Synthetic Genes and Bioinformatics in Disease Diagnosis.

This workshop was attended by more than 30 students, not only from FCC but also from other universities like National University of Science and Technology and Punjab University. The workshop also provided a chance to freshmen planning to major in Bioinformatics to learn more about this emerging field of science.