How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs (Part 1) (12:43)

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Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics Algorithms, Algorithms, Python Programming

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DD
Sep 10, 2019

The material of the course is simply exquisitely presented. The concepts are clear, easy to grasp. You won't be a bioinformatician after doing this course, but you'll make the first step.

MS
Jan 31, 2020

Excellent course. The Stepik grading could use a couple of tweaks and perhaps a bit more debugging, but it was an excellent blend of bioinformatics, molecular biology, and programming.

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Week 4: How Rolling Dice Helps Us Find Regulatory Motifs
<p>Welcome to Week 4 of class!</p> <p>Last week, we encountered a few introductory motif-finding algorithms. This week, we will see how to improve upon these motif-finding approaches by designing randomized algorithms that can "roll dice" to find motifs.</p>

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    Pavel Pevzner

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    Phillip Compeau

    Visiting Researcher

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