Instructor: Prof. Yang Zhang
Fridays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Rm. 2036 Palmer Commons Bldg.
Instructor permission required.
This course introduces fundamental concepts and methods for bioinformatics and the advanced applications. The topics covered include bioinformatics databases, sequence and structure alignment methods, Monte Carlo simulation methods, protein folding and protein structure prediction methods, and modeling of protein-protein interactions. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the concepts taught and on their practical utilization, with the objective of helping students use the bioinformatics tools to solve problems in their own research.
This course is a combination of both lecture and lab.