Lesson Plan

Program         Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering

Course            MBMG 500 Essentials in Molecular Biology

Lecture topic Bioinformatics

Lecturer         Assistant Professor Dr.Duangrudee Tanramluk

Tel: i+ 1211

Date/Time      Tuesday 27 August 2019 (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
  3. Describe benefits of using bioinformatics for research

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;


  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
  2. Handout
  3. Internet/Website

Student Assessment:

Written examination (3 questions)