Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics - Fall 2009

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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 course projects in 03-711/15-856.     Course numbers demystified.

Administrative Information

Lectures: T,Th 10:30am 11:50am, Location: Doherty Hall 1211    

Dannie Durand,, 8-6036
Office hours:     Thurs, 1:00pm - 2:30pm,   Mellon Institute 646

Teaching Assistant: Ayshwarya Subramanian,
Office hours:     Mon, 3:00pm - 4:15pm,   Mellon Institute 654 F

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