Oct 24th 2016

Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods 生物信息学: 导论与方法 (Coursera)

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A big welcome to “Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods” from Peking University! In this MOOC you will become familiar with the concepts and computational methods in the exciting interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics and their applications in biology, the knowledge and skills in bioinformatics you acquired will help you in your future study and research.


Week 1: Introduction and History of Bioinformatics

Week 2: Sequence Alignment

Week 3: Sequence Database Search

Week 4: Markov Model

Week 5: Next Generation Sequencing (NGS): Mapping of Reads From Resequencing and Calling of Genetic Variants

Week 6: Functional Prediction of Genetic Variants

Week 7: Mid-term Exam

Week 8: Next Generation Sequencing: Transcriptome Analysis, and RNA-Seq

Week 9: Prediction and Analysis of Noncoding RNA

Week 10: Ontology and Identification of Molecular Pathways

Week 11: Bioinformatics Database and Software Resources

Week 12: Origination of New Genes

Week 13: Evolution function analysis of DNA methyltransferase

Week 14: Final Exam