BCBIO 401: Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
(Cross-listed with BIOL, COM S, GEN). (4-0) Cr. 4. F.
Prereq: BCBIO 322, basic programming experience (e.g. COM S 127, COM S 227 or permission of instructor). MATH 160 or MATH 165; and STAT 101 or STAT 104; and MATH 166 or STAT 301.
Application of computer science and statistics to molecular biology with a significant problem-solving component, including hands-on programming using Python to solve a variety of biological problems. String algorithms, sequence alignments, homology search, pattern discovery, genotyping, genome assembly, genome annotation, comparative genomics, protein structure.