Algorithms in bioinformatics

Course Description

Basic facts on biological sequences. Sequential string search. Boyer-More algorithm. Indexed string search. Suffix tree. Suffix array. Approximate string search. String distances. Dynamic programming. Global and local alignment. Gaps, weights, substitution matrices. Multiple alignment, profiles, families. Algorithms in programs for sequence database searches FASTA, BLAST, GBLAST, BLAT. Problems in genome sequencing. Fragment assembly. Motif discovery. Tandem repeats. Phylogenetic trees.

Study Programmes

Grading System

ID 154682
6 ECTS