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  CSE 590CAu '20:  Reading & Research in Comp. Bio.
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 Course Info    CSE 590C is a weekly seminar on Readings and Research in Computational Biology, open to all graduate students in computational, biological, and mathematical sciences.
When/Where: Mondays, 3:30 - 4:50, (by zoom)
Zoom Link:  (Ask Ruzzo for password.)
Organizers: Sara Mostafavi, Bill Noble, Larry Ruzzo, Chris Thachuk, Sheng Wang, Yuliang Wang
Credit: 1-3 Variable
Grading: Credit/No Credit. Talk to the organizers if you are unsure of our expectations.
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 Theme This quarter's discussion will focus on, well, any interesting comp bio topics.
 Date  Presenters/Participants Topic Details
10/05---- Organizational Meeting ---- Slides;  Video
10/12Jason; ThachukSynthetic EvolutionDetails;  Video;  Chat
10/19Ayse; RuzzoSingle-Cell DropoutDetails;  Slides;  Video
10/26Joe; MostafaviTFBS SyntaxDetails;  Slides;  Video
11/02Nicasia, Pascal; S. WangTAPEDetails;  Slides;  Video;  Chat
11/09No Class; planned presentation postponed to 11/23
11/16Addie; RuzzoRNA EvolutionDetails;  Slides;  Video
11/23Alyssa; Y. WangNetwork PropagationDetails;  Slides;  Video
11/30No Class
12/07No Class
 Papers, etc.

  Note on Electronic Access to Journals

The UW Library is generally a paid subscriber to non-open-access journals we cite. You can freely access these articles from on-campus computers. For off-campus access, follow the "[offcampus]" links below or look at the library "proxy server" instructions. You will be prompted for your UW net ID and password.  

10/05:   -- ---- Organizational Meeting ----

10/12: Synthetic Evolution -- Jason; Thachuk

10/19: Single-Cell Dropout -- Ayse; Ruzzo

10/26: TFBS Syntax -- Joe; Mostafavi

11/02: TAPE -- Nicasia, Pascal; S. Wang

11/09:   -- No Class; planned presentation postponed to 11/23

11/16: RNA Evolution -- Addie; Ruzzo

  • MB Walter Costa, C Höner Zu Siederdissen, M Dunjić, PF Stadler, K Nowick, "SSS-test: a novel test for detecting positive selection on RNA secondary structure." BMC Bioinformatics, 20, #1 (2019) 151.

11/23: Network Propagation -- Alyssa; Y. Wang

11/30:   -- No Class

12/07:   -- No Class

 Other Papers Other suggested topics/papers that didn't fit the schedule:
  • Larry suggested
    • A Nellore, AE Jaffe, JP Fortin, J Alquicira-Hernández, L Collado-Torres, S Wang, RA Phillips, N Karbhari, KD Hansen, B Langmead, JT Leek, "Human splicing diversity and the extent of unannotated splice junctions across human RNA-seq samples on the Sequence Read Archive." Genome Biol, 17, #1 (2016) 266. [offcampus]
  • Bill suggested
 Other Seminars Past quarters of CSE 590C
COMBI & Genome Sciences Seminars
Biostatistics Seminars
Microbiology Department Seminars
 Resources Molecular Biology for Computer Scientists, a primer by Lawrence Hunter (46 pages)
A comprehensive FAQ at, including annotated links to online tutorials and lectures.
CSE 527: Computational Biology
CSEP 527: Computational Biology (Professional Masters Program)
Genome 540/541: Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology: Genome and Protein Sequence Analysis

CSE's Computational Molecular Biology research group
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Molecular Biology

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