BTRY 6840

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic tree reconstruction, inferring haplotypes, and local and global ancestry inference. Prior knowledge of biology is not necessary to complete this course.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 and at least one course in algorithms.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG)

Outcomes
  • Understand computational algorithms used for the analysis of genetic and genomic data
  • Formulate computational approaches for solving problems in computational genomics
  • Understand challenges and limitations in inference methods used in computational genetics and genomics

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4729BTRY 6840  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

  •  4730BTRY 6840  DIS 201