Bioinformatics and Proteomics

3-D visualization of the human massome of protein interactions.

Fruchterman-Reingold Force-directed placement algorithm-based 3-D visualization of the human massome of protein interactions. Red=Proteins, Blue=Interactions. (Image by Prof. Gil Alterovitz.)


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January IAP 2005


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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.

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Gil Alterovitz, Manolis Kellis, and Marco Ramoni. 6.092 Bioinformatics and Proteomics. January IAP 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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