Computation for the Life Sciences


CS5045: This course develops the background needed by graduate students pursuing the bioinformatics option or the PhD in Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology but not having a computer science background. Fundamentals of computer science discussed and practiced include Linux, data, and the importance of the command line interface; the Perl programming language; program design, implementation, and testing; field-structured, semi-structured, and relational databases; basic data structures, algorithms, and algorithm analysis; and data mining.

Note: Not for CS Graduate Credit.

Taught By: Liqing Zhang
T. M. Murali