Johns Hopkins University

Algorithms for DNA Sequencing

This course is part of Genomic Data Science Specialization

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Ben Langmead, PhD
Jacob Pritt

Instructors: Ben Langmead, PhD

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module we begin our exploration of algorithms for analyzing DNA sequencing data. We'll discuss DNA sequencing technology, its past and present, and how it works.

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19 videos7 readings2 quizzes

In this module, we learn useful and flexible new algorithms for solving the exact and approximate matching problems. We'll start by learning Boyer-Moore, a fast and very widely used algorithm for exact matching

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15 videos1 reading2 quizzes

This week we finish our discussion of read alignment by learning about algorithms that solve both the edit distance problem and related biosequence analysis problems, like global and local alignment.

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13 videos1 reading2 quizzes

In the last module we began our discussion of the assembly problem and we saw a couple basic principles behind it. In this module, we'll learn a few ways to solve the alignment problem.

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13 videos1 reading2 quizzes

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