(1) Who are we (humans)?
(2) Where did we come from? How do we differ?
(3) Why do we suffer?
(4) Why do we die?
Lecture 3 & 4: Genome Structure: (Retro-Elements and their distributions; Physical Properties of a genome; Large Segmental Duplications; Models of Segmental Duplications); Polymorphisms: (SNPS & CNPS; Haplotyping and Haplotype phasing);
Lecture 5 & 6: Genetics: (Linkage Analysis; Association Studies)
Lecture 7, 8 & 9: Reconstructibility in Biology; Biological Networks: Protein-DNA and Protein-Protein Interactions: (Two hybrid experiments; Motifs and Scale-Free Networks; Origin of structures); Network Reconstruction: (From Microarray Data; Techniques based on Linear and non-linear regression; The issue of sparsity); Theory of Information Bottleneck: (Clustering using IB, side-information and ontology; Analysis of Time-Course Data; GOALIE)
Lecture 10, 11 & 12: Biology of Cancer; Cancer Data Analysis: (Genomic Data; Transcriptomic Data; Proteomic Data); Cancer Gene Discovery: (Tumor Suppressor Genes and Oncogenes); Somatic Evolution in Cancer; Stem Cells; Longevity and Immortality.
J. F. C. Kingman || Mathematics of Genetic Diversity || Publisher: Soc for Industrial & Applied Math (December 1980) || ISBN-10: 0898711665; ISBN-13: 978-0898711660
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza || Genes, Peoples, and Languages || Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (April 3, 2001) || ISBN-10: 0520228731; ISBN-13: 978-0520228733
Sun Kim, Haixu Tang and Elaine R. Mardis || Genome Sequencing Technology and Algorithms || Publisher: Artech House Publishers; 1 edition (October 31, 2007) || ISBN-10: 1596930942; ISBN-13: 978-1596930940
Dan Gusfield || Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences: Computer Science and Computational Biology || Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (May 28, 1997) || ISBN-10: 0521585198; ISBN-13: 978-0521585194