Bioinformatics

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Oct 2, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Bioinformatics

Stephen Voglewede

What is Bioinformatics


Computers have changed a lot of fields


including biology


Bioinformatics?


Sequence analysis


Evolutionary mapping


Modeling of biological systems

Algorithms and Tools


Needleman
-
Wunsch


UCSC Bioinformatics Website, NCBI


BLAST, Genome Browser

Current Research


Vijay Pande: Folding@home


David Baker: Foldit


Still looking for UCSC candidate


Areas of interest: structural elucidation,
information systems for drug testing

What is your approach


Bioinformatics Textbook from Prof. Khuri’s
class: pretty useful overview


Plenty of resources for Human Genome
Project


Pour through research papers for Needleman
-
Wunsch and for current research


access
issue might need to be addressed



What will be your final product?


Report containing the following:


Brief overview of history of bioinformatics


Description of some of the algorithms
commonly used


Walkthrough of some of the tools available to
for public use


Brief overview of some of the more interesting
research in Bioinformatics right now