MATH 4981/6350: Bioinformatics Algorithms
Spring 2017

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Lecturer: Max Alekseyev
Time: TTh 2:20-3:35pm
Place: GELM B04
Syllabus

Recitation: (MATH 6991) Fr 1:00-2:00pm, GOV 103
Office hours: TTh 3:40-4:20pm (or by appointment), Phillips 706

Textbooks:



Lectures

Date
Topics
Chapters
Slides
01/17/17
Introduction to Bioinformatics and Algorithms
Ch. 1-2 in JP Lecture 1
01/19/17
Molecular Biology Primer Ch. 3 in JP
Lecture 2
01/24/17
Where in a Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? Ch. 1 in CP
Lecture 4
01/26/17
01/31/17
How Do We Find Regulatory Motifs in DNA? Ch. 2 in CP
N/A
02/02/17
02/07/17
Practical session


02/09/17
How Do Biologists Assemble Genomic Puzzles from Millions of Pieces? Ch. 3 in CP
N/A
02/14/17
02/16/17
How Do We Sequence Antibiotics? Ch. 4 in CP
N/A
02/21/17
Practical session


02/23/17
Practical session


02/28/17
How Do We Compare Biological Sequences? Ch. 5 in CP
N/A
03/02/17
03/07/17
Review session


03/09/17
Midterm Exam


03/21/17
Midterm Review


03/23/17
Are There Fragile Regions in the Human Genome? Ch. 6 in CP
N/A
03/28/17
03/30/17
Which Animal Gave Us SARS?
Ch. 7 in CP
N/A
4/04/17
04/06/17
How Did Yeast Became a Wine Maker?
Ch. 8 in CP
N/A
04/11/17
How Do We Locate Disease-Causing Mutations? Ch. 9 in CP
N/A
04/13/17
04/18/17
Why Have Biologists Still Not Developed an HIV Vaccine?
Ch. 10 in CP
N/A
04/20/17
Was T.rex just a big chicken?
Ch. 11 in CP
N/A
04/25/17
Practical Session


04/27/17
Review Session