Bioinformatics Algorithms
INTERACTIVE COURSE

Bioinformatics Algorithms

Beginner

105 Lessons

10h

Certificate of Completion

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Bioinformatics Algorithms
24 Playgrounds
15 Challenges
176 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Familiarity with genomics

Awareness of open problems in the field

Hands-on experience coding bioinformatics algorithms

Ability to apply a diverse set of graph, path-finding, and subsequence-matching algorithms to biological data

Course Overview

Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field spanning diverse domains like biology, statistics, and computer science. It focuses on developing algorithms that extract useful information from biological data. These insights help address critical issues like waste cleanup, vaccine development, and climate change. This course focuses on algorithmic principles driving advances in bioinformatics. It starts by introducing the learner to important concepts in genomics, such as DNA replication, genome assembly, an...Show More

Course Content

1

Before Getting Started

2

Where in the Genome Does DNA Replication Begin?

3

DNA Replication: Open Problems, Charging Stations, and Detours

4

How Do We Assemble Genomes?

5

Assemble Genomes: Charging Stations, and Detours

6

How Do We Compare Biological Sequences?

27 Lessons

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Biological Sequences: Detours

6 Lessons

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Conclusion

1 Lesson

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