Foundations and Languages of BioInformatics - Mod 2: Models and Languages of BioInformatics
Lm Applied Mathematics
To learn the foundations of computational models and programming languages for bioinformatics, a scientific discipline which stands between computer science and biology. To see the main applications of bioinformatics. To learn some fundamental tools for modeling biological problems and for the implementation of these tools by using some of the most used languages for Systems Biology.
1) Dan E. Krane, Michael L. Raymer, Fundamental Concepts of Bioinformatics, Pearson, 2003
2) Python tutorial, freely available online. http://docs.python.org/2/tutorial/
3) Notes distributed in the classroom.