Honors Bioinformatics is an essential course for careers in healthcare, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries. Bioinformatics is a powerful set of tools at the crossroads of big data and genetics. The course explores the computer-based tools that help us investigate links between genes, proteins, genetic technologies, and disease. Topics in the course include precision medicine, DNA and genes, medical research, NCBI databases, and genetic engineering. Honors Bioinformatics is a two-semester course.