Computational Systems Biology OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Online Graduate Level Biology Class

Published Feb 15, 2009

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MIT offers 'Computational Systems Biology' within their free online Biology curriculum program. This free graduate-level OpenCourseWare teaches students how to use computer technology in order to model some of the more complex biological phenomena in efforts to better understand them.

Computational Systems Biology: Course Specifics

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Computational Systems Biology: Course Description

Professor Christopher Burge teaches the 'Computational Systems Biology' OpenCourseWare. In order to analyze new progress within a biological case study or experiment, this graduate-level Biology course uses rigorous study of various scholarly journal articles and papers papers centered on challenges facing computational biology. The objective of the course is to help students to determine best ways to use computer modeling the to develop biological solutions for unique challenges faced by scientists studying genetics and related fields.

Online course materials include a list of recommended readings and several homework assignments. For more information, visit the computer science and biology course page.

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