BIOL/COMP 265/350/550

Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics

Spring 2008


Instructors:

Danny Krizanc ext 2186
email:
dkrizanc@wesleyan.edu

Michael Weir ext. 2402
email: mweir@wesleyan.edu

Meetings: TuTh 2.40-4.00 pm,
SCIE 74 & SCIE 141

Office hours by appointment:
HA 112 (Weir)
SCIE 631 (Krizanc)

Teaching Assistant:
Will Gladstone ext 3957
email: wgladstone@wesleyan.edu

Recitation session:
W 4.00-5.00 pm, SCIE 74

 

 

Topics:

  • Programming in bioinformatics
  • Informatics & molecular biology of DNA, RNA and protein
  • Sequence analysis
  • RNA secondary structures
  • Genome projects
  • Gene expression, clustering methods

Assessment:

Skills:

  • Python programming
  • Informatic thinking
  • Critical analysis
  • Bridging/integrating fields
  • Developing informatics issues in biology

Textbook:

Learning Python, 3/e 2008
Mark Lutz
O'Reilly

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