6.047 | Fall 2015 | Undergraduate
Computational Biology
Course Description
This course covers the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology combining theory with practice. We cover both foundational topics in computational biology, and current research frontiers. We study fundamental techniques, recent advances in the field, and work directly with current …
This course covers the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology combining theory with practice. We cover both foundational topics in computational biology, and current research frontiers. We study fundamental techniques, recent advances in the field, and work directly with current large-scale biological datasets.
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A colorful rendering of the cytoplasm model.
Computational biology allows for the creation of dynamic molecular models, as in this figure of the cytoplasm. (Courtesy of Sean R. McGuffee and Adrian H. Elcock. License: CC BY.)