MATH-474 / 5 crédits

Enseignant: Goldstein Darlene

Langue: Anglais


Summary

After a short introduction to basic molecular biology and genomic technologies, this course covers the most useful statistical concepts and methods for the analysis of genomic data.

Content

Keywords

statistics; statistical methods; data analysis; DNA; RNA; mRNA; genomics; genomic data; microarray; sequencing data; NGS; NGS technologies; machine learning; R statistical software; BioConductor

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Elementary statistics

Previous experience with R is helpful (but not necessary)

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Apply appropriate methods to analyze genomic data
  • Carry out targeted analyses of genomic data
  • Design genomic experiments

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Lectures and computer practical exercises

Expected student activities

Regular attendance in class, practical exercises, prepare a short report (max. 10 pages) on an analysis of genomic data using tools and methods from the course

Assessment methods

Evaluation is based on a written report of a genomic data analysis project.

Dans le cas de l’art. 3 al. 5 du Règlement de section, l’enseignant décide de la forme de l’examen qu’il communique aux étudiants concernés.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Statistics for genomic data analysis
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Statistics for genomic data analysis
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Statistics for genomic data analysis
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
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