Bios 453 / 653: "RNA Portion" of Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics Lab: Fall 2010


Laboratory Exercises:

Course Syllabus (PDF file)

Lab Schedule (PDF file)

Primer Design

Design Primers for RT-PCR

RNA Structure Analysis

Intron splicing and finding ORF's

Searching databases for RNA sequences

Chlamydomonas genome sequence, version 4

Chlamydomonas Sourcebook, 2nd Ed. companion webpage (general source for information about this green alga)

RNA Lecture Notes (PDFs):

Introduction lecture

RT-PCR & Primer Designing lecture

5' end mapping of RNA lecture

RNAi lecture




"Partial support was provided by the National Science
Foundation's Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program under
grant DUE-0088089"



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