Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 776
Computer Sciences 776
Advanced Bioinformatics (Spring 2019)

General Course Information
Course Overview
Syllabus, Readings, Lecture Notes
Homework and Project
Past Semesters

General Course Information

  • Instructor:
    Colin Dewey
    Office: Genetics-Biotechnology Center 2128
    Office Hours: Mon 12-1pm, Tue 2:30-3:30pm

  • TA:
    Fangzhou Mu
    Office: MSC 6729
    Office Hours: Wed 3:30-4:30pm, Fri 2:30-3:30pm

  • Meeting Time and Location:
    Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:15 PM
    Engineering Hall 2239

  • Prerequisite:
    BMI/CS 576

  • Readings:
    • Most readings will be articles from the primary literature
    • Recommended text: Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids. R. Durbin, S. Eddy, A. Krogh, and G. Mitchison. Cambridge University Press, 1998. (errata)
    • Suggested reference Python text: The Quick Python Book, Third Edition. N. Ceder. Manning Publications. 2018.

  • Discussion Forum:
    Piazza discussion forum

  • Midterm Exam:
    Tuesday, March 12, in class

  • Final Exam:
    Sunday, May 5, 12:25-2:25 PM, Computer Sciences 1257