A 10-week course designed for Whitehead Scientists
Monday at 10am in the Auditorium at 9CC
Purpose: This course is intended to provide a basic understanding of the algorithms, methods and limitations of Bioinformatics tools. In addition, basic programming tools will be taught and applied in the field of genomics.
Format: A lecture lasting about 1 hour and 15 minutes followed by a demo of relevant tools available at Whitehead lasting for about fifteen minutes . Homework will be given after each lecture.
Mailing List: Sign up for the course mailing list by sending a message to email@example.com. On the subject line enter the word Course. You will receive messages about lecture notes, reading and homework.
|Syllabus:||Homework||Course Evaluation Form|
|Chapters in Mount|
|January 7||Sequence Analysis I. Pairwise alignments, database searching including BLAST To print, Slide show (FL)||1, 2, 3|
|January 14||Sequence Analysis II. Database searching (continued), Pattern searching To print, Slide show (FL)||7|
|January 21||No Class - Martin Luther King Holiday|
|January 28||Sequence Analysis III. Hidden Markov models, gene finding algorithms To print, Slide show (FL)||8|
|February 4||Computational Methods I. Genomic Resources and Unix To print, Slide show (GB)||Gibas 3,4,5|
|February 11||Computational Methods II. Sequence analysis with Perl. To print, Slide show (GB)||Baxevanis 17, Gibas 12|
|February 18||No Class - President's Birthday|
|February 25||Computational Methods III. Sequence analysis with Perl and BioPerl To print, Slide show (GB)||Baxevanis 17, Gibas 12|
|March 4||Proteins I. Multiple sequence alignments, phylogenetic trees To print, Slide show (RL)||4, 6|
|March 11||Proteins II. Profile searches of databases, revealing protein motifs To print, Slide show (RL)||9|
|March 18||Proteins III.Structural Genomics - structural comparisons and predictions To print, Slide show (RL)|
|March 25||Microarrays: designing chips, clustering methods To print, Slide show(FL)|