Algorithms in Bioinformatics (2S)

Frequency: Weekly, Tuesdays, 16-18 Hours

Place: U10-146

Period: 18.04.2017-28.07.2017


In this seminar, participants will read and present (20-45 minutes) research articles on algorithms in bioinformatics. We will be focusing on articles on Comparative Genomics, but suggestions of other topics are welcome.

In addition, before the end of the semester a written summary (5-10 pages) must be submitted.

Skills to learn:

  • Understanding an algorithmic paper
  • Presenting
  • Scientific writing


  • Algorithms and Data Structures.


Day Month Description
18AprilIntroduction to the seminar & Topic introduction
25AprilHow not to do a presentation & Topic selection
2MayHow to write the summary and Latex tutorial
9MayOptional: Questions and help
23 - 26MayRevision of next week's presentations*
30MayPresentations by Michel
30 - 2May - JuneRevision of next week's presentations*
6 - 9JuneRevision of next week's presentation*
13JunePresentations by Phillip and Paulina
14 - 16JuneRevision of next week's presentation*
20JunePresentation by Animesh

Document to deliver at the end of the semester

*Schedule an appointment with me (Omar), preferably on the day assigned for the seminar.