The Course

This course has been offered by Nello Cristianini at UC Davis in the past 3 years, and in University of Milano in the past 2 years, and is now offered at the University of Bristol. Its contents have gradually evolved into the case studies and the other material presented in this website.

Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics Algorithms

EMAT0004 – University of Bristol

  • Instructor: Nello Cristianini
  • Term: Autumn 2006/2007
  • Meeting times and location:
  • Time Duration Weeks Location
    Tue 16:10 1 hr. 1-12 1.7(Q)
    Fri 16:10 1 hr. 1-12 1.18(Q)
  • Note: we will do some lectures in the computer lab, QB 1.61, this will happen on (most) Fridays 16:10 – 17:10. Will announce by email when we do it.


  • Basic Cell Biology
  • W1: Sequence Statistics
  • W2: Codons and Genes
  • W3: Sequence Alignment
  • W4: Probabilistic Sequence Models
  • W5: Genetic Variation
  • W6: Evolution
  • W7: Phylogenetics
  • W8: Whole Genome Comparisons
  • W9: Gene Expression Patterns
  • W10: Motif Finding by Expression / Sequence Integration
  • W11: Pattern Analysis and Statistical Learning
  • W12: Revision and Final Projects

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