Course Description: The objective of this course is to provide a hands-on, self-directed experience dealing with biological data and integrating it to produce software and analyses that are of use to biologists. Students will be given a project and asked to design a solution using a combination of existing tools and their own developed software.
Joel McManusCarl Kingsford
Office: MI 255,
Office: GHC 7705
Office Hours: 3pm-4:30pm, Mondays in GHC 7705.
Syllabus: Here is a detailed class syllabus.
Project: Here is a description of the class project.
- Second reading assignment:
- First progress report is due March 25. It should be at least 2 pages and include 4 sections: (1) brief description of the project in your own words; (2) list of resources and papers that are relevant and that you will investigate more; (3) a list of questions about the project that you could not answer during your research; and (4) assignment of roles to each team member.
- First reading assignment:
- Hiller NL, Ahmed A, Powell E, Martin DP, Eutsey R, et al. (2010) Generation of Genic Diversity among Streptococcus pneumoniae Strains via Horizontal Gene Transfer during a Chronic Polyclonal Pediatric Infection. PLoS Pathog 6(9): e1001108. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001108
- Hiller NL, Eutsey RA, Powell E, Earl JP, Janto B, et al. (2011) Differences in Genotype and Virulence among Four Multidrug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates Belonging to the PMEN1 Clone. PLoS ONE 6(12): e28850. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028850