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Topics in Computational Genomics

  • Michael Q. Zhang
  • Andrew D. Smith
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Abstract

Genomics began with large-scale sequencing of the human and many model organism genomes around 1990; rapid accumulation of vast genomic data brings a great challenge on how to decipher such massive molecular information. As bioinformatics in general, genome informatics is also data driven; many computational tools developed can soon be obsolete when new technologies and data types become available. Keeping this in mind if a student wants to work in this fascinating new field, one must be able to adapt quickly and to “shoot the moving targets” with the “just-in-time ammunition.”

Keywords

Motif Discovery Suffix Tree Suffix Array Motif Enrichment Alignment Column 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Molecular and Cell BiologyThe University of Texas at DallasRichardsonUSA
  2. 2.Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryCold Spring HarborUSA

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