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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Accelrys's GCG Wisconsin Package, DS Gene, and MacVector

Date: Monday, October 3, 2005, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 138 Cargill Building
Instructor(s): Zheng Jin Tu, MSI

GCG Wisconsin Package, DS Gene, and MacVector are bioinformatics software from Accelyrs for use on UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh platforms. They can be used for sequence analysis, restriction enzyme mapping, primer selection, etc.

This tutorial will introduce each of these packages and will cover the following topics:

1. Overview

2. Data and database files that the programs access

3. How to get started

4. Programs by function

Prerequisites: Basic molecular biology concepts