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HST.508 Genomics and Computational Biology, Fall 2002

Next-generation DNA sequencing technology.
Next-generation DNA sequencing technology from University of California, Berkeley. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy Genomes to Life Program.)

Highlights of this Course

Audio of each lecture session, in addition to downloadable problem sets and lecture notes, are available for this course.

Course Description

This course will assess the relationships among sequence, structure, and function in complex biological networks as well as progress in realistic modeling of quantitative, comprehensive, functional genomics analyses. Exercises will include algorithmic, statistical, database, and simulation approaches and practical applications to medicine, biotechnology, drug discovery, and genetic engineering. Future opportunities and current limitations will be critically addressed. In addition to the regular lecture sessions, supplementary sections are scheduled to address issues related to Perl, Mathematica and biology.


Technical Requirements

Microsoft® Excel software is recommended for viewing the .xls files found on this course site. Free Microsoft® Excel viewer software can also be used to view the .xls files.
Mathematica® software is required to run the .nb files found on this course site.
Media player software, such as Quicktime® Player, RealOne™ Player, or Windows Media® Player, is required to run the .mp3 files found on this course site.



RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.
Microsoft® is a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Mathematica® is a registered trademark of Wolfram Research, Inc.
QuickTime® is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Windows Media® is a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

 

Staff

Instructor:
Dr. George Church

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
2 hours / session

Supplementary Sections:
Five sessions / term
2 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate / Graduate

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