Class activities will be recorded here.

Week 1 : August 18 - August 24
  • Mon
    No class.
    Wed
    Syllabus.
    Fri
    Class exercise.
Week 2 : August 25 - August 31
  • Mon
    Algorithm basics.
    Wed
    Algorithm basics.
    Fri
    Class cancelled due to weather
Week 3 : September 1 - September 7
  • Mon
    Labor day.
    Wed
    University Closure
    Fri
    Algorithm Basics
Week 4 : September 8 - September 14
  • Mon
    Biology basics
    Wed
    Biology basics
    Fri
    Genome Sequencing
Week 5 : September 15 - September 21
  • Mon
    Genome Sequencing
    Wed
    Genome Sequencing
    Fri
    Sequence Alignment: Dynamic Programming.
Week 6 : September 22 - September 28
  • Mon
    Sequence Alignment: Dynamic Programming.
    Wed
    Sequence Alignment: Dynamic Programming.
    Fri
    Sequence Alignment Demo / Assignment work time
Week 7 : September 29 - October 5
  • Mon
    Motif Finding: Greedy Algorithms.
    Wed
    Class Cancelled: Boucher at UMass
    Fri
    Homecoming. No class.
Week 8 : October 6 - October 12
  • Mon
    Motif Finding: Greedy Algorithms.
    Wed
    Motif Finding: Greedy Algorithms.
    Fri
    Genome Assembly: Graph Algorithms.
Week 9 : October 13 - October 19
  • Mon
    Genome Assembly: Graph Algorithms.
    Wed
    Genome Assembly: Graph Algorithms.
    Fri
    Genome Assembly Demo and Discussion.
Week 10 : October 20 - October 26
  • Mon
    How do we sequence antibiotics? Brute Force Algorithms.
    Wed
    How do we sequence antibiotics? Brute Force Algorithms.
    Fri
    How do we sequence antibiotics? Brute Force Algorithms.
Week 11 : October 27 - November 2
  • Mon
    Optical Mapping: Data Structures.
    Wed
    Optical Mapping: Data Structures.
    Fri
    Optical Mapping: Data Structures.
Week 12 : November 3 - November 9
  • Mon
    Are there Fragile Regions in the Genome? Combinatorics.
    Wed
    Are there Fragile Regions in the Genome? Combinatorics.
    Fri
    Are there Fragile Regions in the Genome? Combinatorics.
Week 13 : November 10 - November 16
  • Mon
    Veterans Day. No Class.
    Wed
    How did yeast become a wine maker? Machine Learning.
    Fri
    How did yeast become a wine maker? Machine Learning.
Week 14 : November 17 - November 23
  • Mon
    How did yeast become a wine maker? Machine Learning.
    Wed
    TBD.
    Fri
    TBD.
Week 15 : November 24 - November 30
  • Mon
    Thanksgiving. No class.
    Wed
    Thanksgiving. No class.
    Fri
    Thanksgiving. No class.
Week 16 : December 1 - December 7
  • Mon
    Class presentations.
    Wed
    Class presentations.
    Fri
    Reading Days.