Syllabus for Entrance to Ph.D. in Computational Biology

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Oct 17, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)


Syllabus for Entrance to Ph.D. in
Computational Biology

Section A:

Structural Biology, Biological Computation, Functional and Comparative Genomics, Biological
Databases, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Introduction to Operating Systems
Programming Languages, Advanced Statistics & biostatistics, Object Oriented Programming,
Data Structures, Perl Programming

Section B: Algorithms, Tools, and Database Development:

Database Design and Development, Advanced Scripting Languages for Bioinform
Advanced Algorithms for Bioinformatics, Tools Development & Validation

Section C: Machine Learning:

Hidden Markov Model (HMM), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Support Vector Machine
(SVM), Genetic Algorithm (GA)
Stochastic Context Free Grammar (

Section D: Drug Designing

Molecular Imaging and Designing, Computational Drug & Vaccine Design Techniques,
Chemoinformatics, Molecular Simulation