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AlgorithmsPython ProgrammingWhole Genome SequencingDynamic Programming

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Beginner Level
Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction to Genome Sequencing

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
FIELD TRIP!4m
What Is Genome Sequencing?6m
Exploding Newspapers4m
The String Reconstruction Problem3m
String Reconstruction as a Hamiltonian Path Problem3m
String Reconstruction as an Eulerian Path Problem5m
Similar Problems with Different Fates 3m
2 readings
Course Details10m
Week 1 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz15m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: Applying Euler's Theorem to Assemble Genomes

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Euler's Theorem 6m
Assembling Read-Pairs 8m
De Bruijn Graphs Face Harsh Realities of Assembly 4m
Returning to Konigsberg 1m
1 reading
Week 2 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz15m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 3: Sequencing Antibiotics

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
How Do Bacteria Make Antibiotics? 8m
Sequencing Antibiotics by Shattering Them into Pieces 4m
A Brute Force Algorithm for Cyclopeptide Sequencing 3m
Cyclopeptide Sequencing with Branch and Bound 6m
1 reading
Week 3 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz15m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: From Ideal to Real Spectra for Antibiotics Sequencing

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
From 20 to More than 100 Amino Acids 2m
The Spectral Convolution Saves the Day 6m
The Truth About Spectra 2m
1 reading
Week 4 FAQs (Optional)
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz15m

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