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Computational Biology

This course provides an introduction to computational biology and allows its followers to understand and analyse large biological datasets.

Starts 12th August 2022

About This Course

This is an entry level course to computational biology. It covers the algorithms and the machine learning methods to analyse biological data. It also covers the recent topics in computational biology and the currently available biological datasets. The course specifically focuses on genomics and genome evolution. In this manner, you will be introduced to the bioinformatic algorithms for analysing genomic datasets.

Who Is This Course For

The course is designed for participants in their Undergraduate/Postgraduate degree. It’s preferable that participants should have a basic background in any programming language such as Python/R, and/or Bash.

What you'll learn

  • Genome sequence analysis, hidden Markov models ‘HMM’, gene finding algorithms, comparative genomics approaches, RNA sequence analysis, genome/sequence alignment algorithms
  • Clustering analysis, motif finding, Bayesian networks, small RNAs, microRNAs, regulatory networks
  • Phylo-genomics, comparative population genomics, GWAS, ancestral genomics
  • Basic programming skills such as command line usage and building pipelines

Meet Your Instructor

Dr. Hesham Gibriel

PhD in Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics from the University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. Experienced in Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics, Comparative Patho-Genomics, Evolutionary Genomics, Host-Microbe Interaction, and Next-Generation-Sequencing (NGS).

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