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COM S 551: Computational Techniques for Genome Assembly and Analysis

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: COM S 311 and some knowledge of programming
Introduction to practical sequence assembly and comparison techniques. Topics include global alignment, local alignment, overlapping alignment, banded alignment, linear-space alignment, word hashing, DNA-protein alignment, DNA-cDNA alignment, comparison of two sets of sequences, construction of contigs, and generation of consensus sequences. Focus on development of sequence assembly and comparison programs.


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