This course covers the analysis of nucleic acid and protein sequences, with an emphasis on the application of algorithms to biological problems. Topics include sequence alignments, database searching, comparative genomics, and phylogenetic and clustering analyses. Pairwise alignment, Multiple alignment, DNA sequencing, Scoring functions, Fast database search, Comparative genomics, Clustering, Phylogenetic trees, Gene finding/DNA statistics.
Special Note: Crosslisted with BIMM 181 and BENG 181. Bionformatics majors only.
CSE 100 or Math 176, CSE 101 or Math 188, BIMM 100 or Chem 114C. Please see Prerequisites Page.