8.592J | Spring 2011 | Graduate

Statistical Physics in Biology

Introduction; Master Equation

Sequence Information & Evolution

  1. Biological information:
  2. Molecular evolution and Population genetics:
    • Mutations
      • Transition probability matrix; approach to steady state
    • Population size
      • Master equation
    • Genetic drift
    • Selection
      • Forward and backward Kolmogorov equations
  3. Gene annotation and similarity detection:


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Spring 2011
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