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3800. Bioinformatics

Also offered as: BME 4800

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BIOL 1107; CSE 1010 or 1100 or 1729; STAT 3025 or 3345; open only to Biomedical Engineering majors, Computer Science, and Computer Science and Engineering majors, others by instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Fundamental mathematical models and computational techniques in bioinformatics. Exact and approximate string matching, suffix trees, pairwise and multiple sequence alignment, Markov chains and hidden Markov models. Applications to sequence analysis, gene finding, database search, phylogenetic tree reconstruction.