Bioinformatics

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* Topics will include: Programming basics (PERL and R), DNA sequences and strings, simulation of DNA mutations and other molecular events, regular expressions and finding motifs in data, arrays and hashes, databases (GenBank, Protein Data Bank, BLAST), among others.
* Topics will include: Programming basics (PERL and R), DNA sequences and strings, simulation of DNA mutations and other molecular events, regular expressions and finding motifs in data, arrays and hashes, databases (GenBank, Protein Data Bank, BLAST), among others.
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* Erika has found over two summers of research that a general understanding of bioinformatics will come in very handy down the road. Through biology courses at Earlham we have briefly skimmed certain aspects of bioinformatics but not at a level that can be attained through in-depth study as we propose to do with this course.  
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* Erika and Damian have both found over two summers of research that a general understanding of bioinformatics will come in very handy down the road. Through biology courses at Earlham we have briefly skimmed certain aspects of bioinformatics but not at a level that can be attained through in-depth study as we propose to do with this course.  
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* Charlie is interested in learning more about bioinformatics generally and to see if a lab can be built out of more basic material for the introduction to modeling class.
* Charlie is interested in learning more about bioinformatics generally and to see if a lab can be built out of more basic material for the introduction to modeling class.
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*Bioinformatics for Dummies.  Jean-Michel Claverie and Cedric Notredame.  
*Bioinformatics for Dummies.  Jean-Michel Claverie and Cedric Notredame.  
*Genetics for Dummies. Tara Rodden Robinson.
*Genetics for Dummies. Tara Rodden Robinson.
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Additional articles from various scientific journals.
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Excerpts from other bioinformatic texts (will be determined).

Revision as of 19:48, 1 September 2009

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Additional articles from various scientific journals. Excerpts from other bioinformatic texts (will be determined).

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