Winter 2019 TBA

Office Hours for Mike.
By appointment anytime really or via Slack; Otherwise Mondays between the lecture and lab; GE 120.07

This course aims to provide students from biology and the life sciences in general (e.g. biology, cell biology, biochemistry, immunology, physiology) with instruction in advanced techniques of bioinformatics, computational biology and data science. As it is a reading course, the syllabus can be modified to meet the interests of specific students in the class. The default syllabus is given here: Syllabus

Prerequisites.Permission of the instructor.

Course Textbook. There is no course textbook. Instead we will make use of a wide variety of web-related information including papers.


  • Project 30%
  • Presentation 30%
  • Participation 10%
  • Quizes (x5) 30%