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BINF 702 Computational Biology II

BINF 702.  Computational Biology II.  5 Credits.     

Second semester of a two-semester course in bioinformatics and computational biology. Topics include protein quaternary structure modeling (protein-protein/DNA/small ligand docking, binding, computer-aided drug design), protein structure-function relationships, modeling of genome-wide protein interaction networks based on structure, systems biology, mathematical and computational modeling of complex systems, synthetic biology and dynamics of chemical reaction networks as well as student presentations of material from current papers in the field of study and their own on-going research for discussion and critique. Students will also learn responsible scholarship, including allocation of credit, treatment of data, scientific misconduct, collaborative research, and mentor/trainee responsibilities. Prerequisite: BINF 701.

Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Biology

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Computational Biology Graduate Program Computational biology is an interdisciplinary science at the interface of biology, chemistry, medicine, mathematics, and computer science. Its goal is development and application of computational approaches to studies of life processes and improvement of human health. The Computational Biology Graduate Program recruits students with bachelor’s or master’s degrees who made a choice to pursue a career in computational biology. The Ph.D. degree in Computational Biology requires successful completion of formal courses and demonstration of accomplishments in basic research, qualifying examinations, scientific writing, and formal presentations of research data.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

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...412 Evolutionary Biology 4 BINF 701 Computational Biology I 5 BINF 702 Computational Biology II...