Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 576
Computer Sciences 576
Introduction to Bioinformatics (Fall 2013)

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR INTRO TO BIOINFORMATICS (BMI/CS 576) Fall 2013
Date Section Lecture topics
3-Sep Introduction Introduction to computational biology/class overview
5-Sep   Molecular biology basics/Genomic sequence problems
10-Sep Sequence alignment Pairwise Sequence alignment
12-Sep   Sequence alignment
17-Sep   Sequence alignment in practice
19-Sep   Multiple sequence alignment
24-Sep   Sequence alignment in practice
26-Sep Evolutionary processes and phylogenetic trees Phylogenetic trees
1-Oct   Phylogenetic trees
3-Oct   Phylogenetic trees
8-Oct   Phylogenetic trees in practice
10-Oct   Mid-term
15-Oct Annotating genomes Markov models
17-Oct   Hidden Markov models
22-Oct   HMMs
24-Oct   HMMs in practice
29-Oct Clustering approaches to analyzing Omic datates Functional genomics
31-Oct   Clustering
5-Nov   Clustering
7-Nov Modeling and learning regulatory networks Network intro
12-Nov   Modeling networks: Probabilistic graphical models
14-Nov   Probabilistic graphical models: Dependency networks, Markov networks
19-Nov   Regression methods
21-Nov   Network inference in practice
26-Nov Network analysis and applications Network properties
28-Nov   thanksgiving
3-Dec   Networks in diseases
5-Dec   Networks to integrate data/study perturbations
10-Dec   Networks to integrate data/study perturbations
13-Dec   Class review
15-Dec   Final exam