Weekly Discussion Sections & Readings

Time and Location

BASS 405 (or BASS 205 for 2/8 & 3/1) 1:00p - 2:00p

Format

The standard discussion section involves student presentations on 1 or 2 papers. Some discussion sections will involve hands-on skill-building demos taught by the teaching fellows, such as the use of R, High Performance Computing, and GitHub. The exact format will be determined based on the size of the class. However, we generally require the following:

Section Readings

Reading assignments for discussion sessions are listed below:

(Optional) Suggested Reading for Week 1 (There will be a class instead of discussion session on 1/18/2019)

Session 1, 1/25, BASS 405 (First discussion session)

Next-Gen Sequencing and database

Session 2, 2/1, BASS 405

Proteomics

Session 3, 2/8, BASS 205 (Note Room Change)

Debate I

Session 4, 2/15, BASS 405

Help session on Quiz 1 - TFs prepare materials on SW alignments and Q&A session

(Optional read)

Session 5, 2/22, BASS 405

Debate II - Phylogenetics (cladistics vs phylogenetics)

Session 6, 3/1, BASS 205 (Note Room Change)

Deep learning for genomics

(spring recess)

Session 7, 3/29, BASS 405

Session 8, 4/5, BASS 405

(Potential Papers TBD)

Session 9, 4/12, BASS 405

Debate III - Cancer incidence

Session 10, 4/19, BASS 405

Help session on quiz 2 / final project