6.091 - Bioinformatics and Proteomics

This interdisciplinary course provides a hands-on approach to students in the topics of bioinformatics and proteomics. Lectures and labs cover sequence analysis, microarray expression analysis, Bayesian methods, control theory, scale-free networks, and biotechnology applications. Designed for those with a computational and/or engineering background, it will include current real-world examples, actual implementations, and engineering design issues. Where applicable, engineering issues from signal processing, network theory, machine learning, robotics and other domains will be expounded upon. New research areas will be explored using current literature as well as text from book chapter materials being written by the instructors. Guest lectures include speakers from both industry and academia.

Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Units: 3 credits (1-0-2)

Type: G level and/or upper undergraduate.

7.012, 7.013, or 7.014 or equivalent recommended
6.003 or equivalent recommended
6.041 or equivalent recommended

See also: HST480


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    Manolis Kellis