Algorithms in Structural Biology and Biophysics


Introduction to algorithmic and computational issues in structural molecular biology and molecular biophysics. Emphasizes geometric algorithms, provable approximation algorithms, computational biophysics, molecular interactions, computational structural biology, proteomics, rational drug design, and protein design. Explores computational methods for discovering new pharmaceuticals, NMR and X-ray data, and protein-ligand docking. Prerequisites: students should have some familiarity with algorithms, and a basic knowledge of molecular biology. Alternatively, consent of instructor.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • NS
  • QS
Cross-Listed As
  • CBB 663
Typically Offered