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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 a big data research area in bioinformatics. Focus on applying computational techniques to huge genomic sequence data. These techniques include finding optimal sequence alignments, generating genome assemblies, finding genes in genomic sequences, mapping short sequences onto a genome assembly, finding single-nucleotide and structural variations, building phylogenetic trees from genome sequences, and performing genome-wide association studies.


...BBMB, BIOL, CHEM, COM S, ECON, All Engineering...505, STAT 512, CRP 551, and NREM 546...