COMP 680 Mining Biological Sequences (4 credits)

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Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Computer Science (Sci) : Advanced algorithms for the annotation of biological sequences. Algorithms and heuristics for pair-wise and multiple sequence alignment. Gene-finding with hidden Markov models and variants. Motifs discovery techniques: over representation and phylogenetic footprinting approaches. RNA secondary structure prediction. Detection of repetitive elements. Representation and annotation of protein domains.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Mathieu Blanchette (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: COMP 462 or with instructor's permission.