Tools for the Life Sciences

BIOL 480/510/630 2018




The Winter 2018 version of the course taught by Prof MT Hallett at the Dept of Biology of Concordia.

More about the goals of the course can be found in overview.

The syllabus is divided into 3 modules. The first covers basic programming in R. The second introduces data science to life scientist. The third covers algorithmic and machine learning topics central to computational biology.

We make use of several bioinformatic and computational biology tools.

The course has a project worth 15% of the overall grade.

There are 4 assignments worth 40% of the overall grade