Academic Programs

Academic Resources

Admissions

Student Services

About GPS

Alumni

Corporate Partners

800-618-4681 | Request Info
Mobile Menu

RBIF 101

Structural Bioinformatics

In this intensive course students will investigate the interrelationships existing amongst protein sequence, structure, and function through the lens of a structural bioinformaticist. Topics covered range from analysis of protein structure to domain classification, phylogeny, structural modeling, interaction site prediction, and structure-based drug design. Throughout the course students will be exposed to software tools utilized by structural bioinformaticists in their daily work.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
• Recognize the structural elements of a protein
• Classify proteins based on sequence and structure
• Perform homology searches and build phylogenetic trees
• Characterize and predict interaction sites
• Build structural models
• Perform structural comparisons
• Predict function based on sequence and structure
• Assess druggability based on structure

Next Virtual Open House

Please join us for our next Virtual Open House.  Check out our Admissions Events to see a listing of upcoming program specific Virtual Open Houses, and get connected with program chairs, current students and administrative staff at GPS.

Get Advice

Brandeis GPS is committed to giving you the support you need to succeed. From the moment you begin the application process to the day you graduate and beyond, our advising team is here to support you. Schedule a call with an enrollment advisor today.

Request Info