Computation In Biology




During the course we will use selected material from the following textbooks (only the first book from each of the following categories is a required reading): 


Computer Science & Bioinformatics:

  • “Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences: Computer Science and Computational Biology", D. Gusfield, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0521585198.    (required)

  • “Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins”, A.D.Baxevanis and B.F.F.Ouellette, Wiley-Interscience, ISBN: 0471191965.

  • “Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology”, J.Setubal and J.Meidanis, PWS Publishing Company, ISBN: 0534952623.

  •  Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids”, S.Eddy, A.Krogh, G.Mitchison and R.Durbin, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0521629713.

  •  “Introduction to Computational Biology: Maps, Sequences, Genomes”, M.S.Waterman, Chapman & Hall, ISBN: 0412993910.



Biology & Biotechnology:

  • “Genetics, a Molecular Approach”, T.A.Brown, Chapman & Hall, ISBN: 0412447304.    (required)

  • “Genes VI", B.Lewin, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 0198577796.

  • “Introduction to Protein Structure”, C.Branden and J.Tooze, Garland Publishing Inc., ISBN: 0815302703.

  • “Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA”, B.R.Glick and J.JPasternak, ASM Press, ISBN: 1555811361.

  • “Introduction to Proteins and Protein Engineering”, B.Robson and J.Garnier, Elsevier Science Publishers, ISBN: 0444810471.