This course covers recent developments and open research problems in the area of bioinformatics. Main topics include:
  • Comparative genome analysis,
  • Protein folding problem, prediction of secondary/tertiary structure,
  • Multiple structural alignment, protein docking,
  • Functional classification of proteins, human genome annotation,
  • Statistical modeling of biological data, kernel based methods, hidden Markov models,
  • Data integration,
  • Prediction and mining of genetic networks and protein interaction networks.
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