Lesson Plan

Program Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering

Course MBMG 500 Essentials in Molecular Biology 

Lecture topic Basic Bioinformatics

Lecturer Asst. Prof. Dr.Duangrudee Tanramluk

Tel: 1211

Date/Time   Thursday 20 August 2020 (13.30 -15.30 pm) Room C405

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this lecture, students should be able to

1. Describe principles and flow of bioinformatics data necessary for research

2. Identify bioinformatics tools used for sequence and structural analysis

Lesson contents in brief:

Overview, central dogma and bioinformatics information, types of bioinformatics data, structural bioinformatics data, bioinformatics databases and applications.


  1. Lesk, A.M. (2008) Introduction to Bioinformatics. Oxford University Press.
  2. Luscombe NM, Greenbaum D, Gerstein M. What is bioinformatics? A proposed definition and overview of the field. Methods of information in medicine.2001;

40(4):346 ̶ 58.

  1. Bourne, P.E. and Weissig, H., eds (2003) Structural Bioinformatics. John Wiley & Sons.

Learning organization:

1. Lecture

2. Online quizzes

3. Questions and answers

Learning materials provided:

1. Powerpoint slides via QR code here.

2. Handout

3. Internet/Website (

Student Assessment:

Written examination (3 questions)

Revised on 3 July 2020