HST.508 Quantitative Genomics

Fall 2005

Figure showing the structure of the lactose repressor.
Structure of the lactose repressor. Specificity-determining residues identified by comparative genomics are shown by space-fill. (Figure by Professor Leonid Mirny.)

Course Highlights

This course features a selection of downloadable lecture notes and assignments.

Course Description

This course provides a foundation in the following four areas: evolutionary and population genetics; comparative genomics; structural genomics and proteomics; and functional genomics and regulation.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .pdb, .mat, and .m.

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Prof. Leonid Mirny
Prof. Robert Berwick
Dr. Alvin Kho
Prof. Isaac Kohane

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

One session / week
1.5 hours / session