Genome Sequencing (Bioinformatics II)

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  • 5 Sequences
  • Introductive Level
  • Subtitles in Chinese

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Week 1: Introduction to Genome Sequencing

    Welcome to class!

    This course will focus on two questions at the forefront of modern computational biology, along with the algorithmic approaches we will use to solve them in parentheses:

    1. Weeks 1-2: How Do We Assemble Genomes? (Grap...
    2. Week 2 - Week 2: Applying Euler's Theorem to Assemble Genomes

      Welcome to Week 2 of class!

      This week in class, we will see how a 300 year-old mathematical theorem will help us assemble a genome from millions of tiny pieces of DNA.

    3. Week 3 - Week 3: Sequencing Antibiotics

      Welcome to Week 3 of class!

      This week, we begin a new chapter, titled "How Do We Sequence Antibiotics?"  In this chapter, we will learn how to determine the amino acid sequences making up antibiotics using brute force algorithms.

      B...

    4. Week 4 - Week 4: From Ideal to Real Spectra for Antibiotics Sequencing

      Welcome to Week 4 of class!

      Last week, we discussed how to sequence an antibiotic peptide from an ideal spectrum. This week, we will see how to develop more sophisticated algorithms for antibiotic peptide sequencing that are able to handle spectra w...

    5. Week 5 - Week 5: Bioinformatics Application Challenge!
      Welcome to Week 5 of class!This week, we will see how to apply genome assembly tools to sequencing data from a dangerous pathogenic bacterium.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Pavel Pevzner
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Phillip Compeau
Visiting Researcher
Department of Computer Science & Engineering

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UC San Diego is considered one of the best universities in the world. Several publications have ranked UC San Diego's Departments of Biological Sciences and Computer Science among the top 10 in the world.

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