PLNT4610/PLNT7690 BIOINFORMATICS

COURSE SCHEDULE - 2023

Unit

Date(s)

Topic



I. The computer as the ultimate general-purpose tool

1

Sept. 7
Sept. 12

Information-driven science
Cloud-based computing with Linux

2

Sept. 14
Sept. 19

Creating a web site with HTML



II. DNA and protein sequence analysis

3

Sept. 21, 26

Working with DNA and protein sequence data

4

Sept. 28,
 Oct. 3

Pairwise sequence similarity searches

5

Oct.     5
Oct.     10

Database Similarity Searches

6

Oct. 12
Oct. 17

Multiple sequence alignment


Oct. 19

Mid-term exam (Units 1 - 6)

7

Oct. 24, 26



Phylogenetic analysis



III. Biological Databases and the Cloud
8

Oct. 31,

Nov. 2

Flatfile, relational, and object-oriented databases

Nov. 7
Flatfile, relational, and object-oriented databases (cond.)
9
Nov. 9
The Object-Oriented Web, High Performance Computing

Nov. 13 - 17
Fall break



IV. Genomics and Transcriptomics
10
Nov. 21, 23
Genome assembly

11

Nov. 28

Genome annotation

12

Nov. 30
Dec. 5

Transcriptomics


 

Final exam - Dec. 16, 13:30 - 15:30
Location: Animal Science 220

The dates and content of lectures listed above may change as the course progresses.

This schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor and/or based on the learning needs of the students but such changes are subject to Section 2.8 of the ROASS- Procedure.

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