Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CMPT 830.3)

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CMPT 830 01 September 2016 Ian McQuillan (primary instructor)


Provides an in-depth algorithms-based introduction to major concepts and techniques in bioinformatics. Topics include algorithms for structure prediction and similarity, sequence similarity and alignment, metabolic and regulatory pathways, sequence assembly, comparative genomics, expression analysis, database searching, artificial life and biological computation.


A previous BINF class, or at least 6 credit units of previous course work in each of computer science, statistics and the life sciences.

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