CSC 448 Fall 2021 Schedule

Table of contents

  1. Syllabus
  2. Schedule

I cannot stress enough that consideration is available for any health or extenuating circumstance that you experience this quarter. Please reach out to me at any time for any reason. Consideration includes but is not limited to individually modified due dates. In other words, do not let this course take priority over your health.

Below is our tentative schedule. It is subject to change, but any changes will be reflected here.

Weekly Schedule

Week 1

  • Syllabus and other details specific to Bioinformatics Algorithms
  • Introduction and welcome to Bioinformatics! (Joint with Dr. Jean Davidson’s Bioinformatics Application Course)
  • Chapter 1 - Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin? (Algorithmic Warmup)

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Chapter 11 - Was T. Rex just a big chicken?

Week 5

Week 6

  • Chapter 9 - How do we locate disease-causing mutations?

Week 7

  • Chapter 6 - Are there fragile regions in the human genome?

Week 8

  • Chapter 8 - How Did Yeast Become a Wine Maker? (Expression Data Clustering)

Week 9

  • Chapter 10 - Why have biologists still not developed an a HIV vaccine?

Week 10

No new material is scheduled a priori. We reserve this time to reinforce/refine topics from the quarter.