Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics - Fall 2016


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Course Summary

An advanced introduction to computational molecular biology, using an applied algorithms approach. The course will survey established algorithmic methods, including pairwise sequence alignment and dynamic programming, multiple sequence alignment, fast database search heuristics, hidden Markov models for molecular motifs, phylogeny reconstruction and gene finding. We will explore emerging computational problems in genomics through special topics lectures and literature assignments in 02/3-711


Administrative Information

Lectures: T,Th 10:30am 11:50am,   Location: Location: Doherty Hall 1217    

Instructor:
Dannie Durand, durand@cmu.edu, 8-6036
    Office hours: Wednesday, 5pm - 6pm,   Mellon Institute 646

Grader: Tyler Park
   Office hours:   Mondays, 2pm - 4pm   MI 654



Last modified: August 29, 2016.
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