BILD 94 – Issues in Bioinformatics

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BILD 94


Spring 2011

Gaasterland

& Bafna


BILD 94


Issues in Bioinformatics



Questions due May 4, 2011


Email answers
before class meets
to
bild94ucsd@gmail.com


This week’s lecture:

Andrew McCulloch (Bioengineering
)


Modeling Cardiac Systems


Spea
ker Feedback for
McCulloch April 27
th




(
Rate from 1 to 5


5 is Very Strong; 1 is Needs Improvement; NA if you have no answer)


1.

Was the speaker clear and the material well presented? (1
-
5)

2.

Did the speaker encourage interaction? (1
-
5)

3.

Was the material
rel
evant and useful
? (1
-
5)

4.

Was the lecture thought provoking? (1
-
5)

5.

Did the speaker tie the topic to bioinformatics? (1
-
5)

6.

Did the lecture make you want to learn more about this topic in the future? (1
-
5)

7.

Do you recommend this speaker for next year’s class? (
1
-
5)

8.

How might the speaker improve his or her material for next year?

(Comments and suggestions are welcome!)




9.

How do you think computation help further answers to questions being asked about cardiac
systems?





Short Essay Questions for May 4
th

Lectur
e

(Ohno
-
Machado


Biomedical Informatics
)


1.

When did Dr. Ohno
-
Machado arrive at UCSD’s School of Medicine? What Division does she
lead? Where did she do her Ph.D. studies?

2.

What is the focus of “Biomedical Informatics”, compared to “Bioinformatics”? Compa
red to
“Systems Biology”? (hint: there is no right answer here


this is a thought question; use the
web to search for definitions posed by others and compare.)

3.

What is HIPPA? What are the implications for data storage and analysis if they must adhere t
o
HIPPA requirements?

4.

How might clinical trials to test new drugs and therapies benefit from knowledge gained
through gene expression profiling via microarrays?