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Updated: September 7, 2016

 

1. Undergraduate level

2. Graduate level

BIO 8120D - DIRECTED STUDIES IN PHYLOGENETICS
Project-based course, using modern statistical methods and computational tools in a High Performance Computing environment to address biological questions. Enrollment open all four terms. Contact me for details. Offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2016 (and upon request).


BNF 5106 / BNF 5506 (BIOL 5515) - BIOINFORMATICS
Major concepts and methods of bioinformatics. Topics may include, but are not limited to: genetics, statistics and probability theory, alignments, phylogenetics, genomics, data mining, protein structure, cell simulation and computing. The syllabus for Fall 2015 is available here (PDF). The material for the course is available on Blackboard.
Offered between Fall 2007 and Fall 2015. This course is now offered by Dr. Xuhua Xia.
Text: Deonier RC, Tavaré S and Waterman MS. 2005. Computational genome analysis. Springer, New York (ISBN-10: 0387987851).


BNF 6100 / BNF 6500 (BIOL 5517-P) - BIOINFORMATICS MSc SEMINAR
Current topics in bioinformatics presented by program professors and invited speakers. Oral presentation and written report required. Graded S/NS.
Offered from Winter 2009 at Carleton University (odd years) and at the University of Ottawa (even years, since 2010). Since 2014, this course is offered every year at the University of Ottawa. The Winter 2016 syllabus is here. This course will be offered at Carleton University by Dr. Nicolas Rodrigue in 2017.
Text: Pechenik JA. 2012. A short guide to writing about biology. Longman/Pearson, 8th ed. (ISBN-10: 020507507X).

3. Bioinformatics graduate program