Mar 16th 2015

Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 2) (Coursera)

This is the second course in a two-part series on bioinformatics algorithms, covering the following topics: evolutionary tree reconstruction, applications of combinatorial pattern matching for read mapping, gene regulatory analysis, protein classification, computational proteomics, and computational aspects of human genetics.

This course is the second in a two-part series that begins with Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 1). It will build upon the biological and computational material covered in the first course to cover additional topics in modern computational biology.

The format for this course will be the same as that of Part 1. Each chapter of course material will cover a single biological question and slowly build the algorithmic knowledge required to address this challenge. Along the way, coding challenges and exercises (many of which ask you to apply your skills to real genetic data) will be directly integrated into the text at the exact moment they are needed.

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