School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
Term and Year of Offering: Winter 2022
Course Number and Title: CS482, Computational Techniques in Biological Sequence Analysis.
Lecture Time: Tue. and Thur. 11:30AM - 12:50PM.
Classroom: Online until further notice. MC4042 when classroom teaching is resumed by the university.
Instructor: Bin Ma,
Computer science principles and algorithms in biological sequence analysis. Topics include algorithms for sequence comparison, for large-scale database search in biological databases, for evolutionary tree reconstruction, for identifying important features in DNA and RNA sequences, for protein sequence identification and underlying computational techniques.
This course introduces the algorithms and computer science ideas used in understanding biological sequences. Whereas BIOL 365 introduced applications of computational techniques in genome analysis, this course focuses on their underlying algorithmic ideas.
No textbooks. Course notes will be supplied on course website.
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