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Fall 2012-2013
* MOL 455 / COS 455 (QR)   No Pass/D/Fail

Introduction to Genomics and Computational Molecular Biology

Coleen T. Murphy
Mona Singh

Introduction to computational and genomic approaches used to study molecular systems. Topics include computational approaches to sequence similarity and alignment, phylogenetic inference, gene expression analysis, structure prediction, comparative genome analysis, and high-throughput technologies for mapping genetic networks.


Reading/Writing assignments:
In addition to regular homework exercises, students will be asked to design and carry out projects in groups of 3-4 students. Students will present their projects in an oral presentation and will describe their findings in a final paper formatted as a journal article. Students will be graded based on homework assignments (60%) and a final project paper/presentation (40%).

Requirements/Grading:
Other Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 60%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21430 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Carl C. Icahn Laboratory   280   Enrolled:20 Limit:25
P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   Thomas Laboratory   117   Enrolled:0 Limit:30