CMPT 830: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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.

Prerequisites: A previous BINF course or at least 6 credit units of previous course work in each of Computer Science, Statistics, and the life sciences.

Future Offerings: 

Term: 2016-2017 T1, 

Time: Tues, Thurs, 10:00am-11:20am

Instructors: I. McQuillan.