Introduction to DNA Barcoding and Bioinformatics 

This module will introduce students to bioinformatics resources used in barcoding.

Documents

  • pptx- Power point presentation as pptx
  • pdf - Understanding Evolutionary Trees
  • pdf - DNA Barcodes: Genes, Genomics, and Bioinformatics
  • pdf - DNA barcoding detects contamination and substitutions in North American herbal products
  • pdf - What is Bioinformatics

Videos

  • Video 1 - Introduction to Bioinformatics and DNA Barcoding
  • Video 2 - Installing Software (if necessary)
  • Video 3 - Trim reads withFinchTV
  • Video 4 - Assemble reads with BioEdit
  • Video 5 - Adding annotations to reads using blastx
  • Video 6 - Translating reads with Emboss Transeq
  • Video 7 - Molecular phylogenetic analysis using MEGA

Sequence Data Sets

  • zip file - Ant Data, 10/20/2015
  • zip file - Collection of trace files
  • zip file - Collection of trimmed reads in fasta format
  • zip file - Collection of assembled forward and reverse reads
  • fasta file - multi-fasta file of assembled reads
  • fasta file - multi-fasta file of assembled reads with annotations from blastn search
  • fasta file - multi-fasta file of amino acid sequences from transeq

Bioinformatics websites