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ONCOLOGY 675: BIOINFORMATICS FOR CANCER BIOLOGIST
TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS RM. 7571 WIRM II
INSTRUCTORS: ERIC C. JOHANNSEN, MD, EJOHANNSEN@MEDICINE.WISC.EDU
MITCHELL HAYES, MHAYES1@ONCOLOGY.WISC.EDU
PREREQUISTE: 2nd (+) Year Graduate Student and enrollment in the Biophysics Graduate Program; Cancer Biology Graduate Program; the Cellular & Molecular Biology Graduate Program; Cellular Molecular Pathology Graduate Program; Integrated Program in Biochemistry; Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology Graduate Program; Molecular & Environmental Toxicology MD Graduate Program; or the Physiology Graduate Program.
DESCRIPTION: Course goal is threefold: First, to familiarize students with bioinformatics theory and principles; second, to provide students with real-world experience that they can apply to their own work; and third, to use the first two goals to provide a foundation of knowledge that the students can use critically to evaluate existing bioinformatics tools that they can use in their work – and in the absence of an appropriate tool, identify the analyses that demand the development of novel tools.
FORMAT: This course will meet on T/TH for 75 minutes from 1:00-2:15 PM; and carries the expectation that students will work on course learning activities for about 3 hours out of classroom for every class period (6 hours total). This includes preparation weekly, including readings, problem-sets, and projects. Class sessions involve traditional lecture interspersed with class discussion. Students will be assess on the following: class participation (20 points), homework (140 points), and their final project (40 points).