Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5710734
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TOLGA CAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course covers recent developments and open research problems in the area of Bioinformatics. Main topics include:
• Multiple sequence alignment,
• Protein folding problem, prediction of secondary/tertiary structure,
• Multiple structural alignment, protein docking,
• Functional classification of proteins, human genome annotation,
• Statistical modeling of biological data, kernel based methods, hidden Markov models,
• Data integration
• Prediction and mining of genetic networks and protein interaction networks.