Computational Biology I

  • Lecturer:
    Dr. Hanjo Tšubig
  • Module: IN2179
  • Area:
    4+2 lectures per week in area III (Theoretical Computer Science)
    advanced course, topic algorithms
  • Time and Location:
    Tuesday, 15:15-16:45, MI Hs 2
    Friday, 13:15-14:45, MI Hs 3
  • Exercises:
    2 hours per week exercises accompanying the lectures
    (time: Friday, 15:15-16:45), Room MI 03.11.018,
    Teaching Assistant: Johannes Krugel
  • Course Certificate:
    To get a course certificate students must pass the final exam.
  • Audience:
    graduate students of computer science
    students with computer science as minor
  • ECTS: 8 points
  • Prerequisites:
    1st and 2nd year courses
    Course Efficient Algorithms and Datastructures I advantagious, but not necessary.
  • Recommended for:
    In-depth knowledge in topic Algorithms
  • Contents:
    1. Molecular biology fundamentals
    2. Text Searching Algorithms
    3. Pairwise sequence alignment
    4. Multiple sequence aligment
    5. Fragment assembly
  • Related and Advanced Lectures:
    Computational Biology II
  • Slides:
  • Lecture Notes:
    See the German webpage (click on the German flag).
  • References:
    • P. Clote, R. Backofen:
      Computational Molecular Biology - An Introduction,
      John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

    • N. C. Jones, P. A. Pevzner:
      An Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms,
      MIT Press, 2004.

    • P. A. Pevzner:
      Computational Molecular Biology - An Algorithmic Approach,
      MIT Press, 2000.

    • J. Setubal, J. Meidanis:
      Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology,
      Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 1997.

    • M. S. Waterman:
      Introduction to Computational Biology - Maps, Sequences and Genomes,
      Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2000.

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