Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, 2nd Edition

Chapter 13: Completed Genomes and the Tree of Life

Chapter 13: Completed Genomes and the Tree of Life

This page offers the web documents and resources related to Chapter 13.

Web documents Description
Web Document 13-1 Five perspectives on genomics: organizing principles for thinking about the field of genomics (and for preparing a project for a course on genomics in which each student picks a genome to study)
Web Document 13-2 Description of a project to study a gene in detail from a genomics perspective


Chapter 13 Resources
Powerpoint of the two introductory lectures (October 26, 2009 here as powerpoint or pdf; Wednesday October 28 as powerpoint or pdf)(October 2010 powerpoints of first and second lectures)
Course site for Genomics (260.605, 2nd quarter 2009-2010). This companion site includes information such as the class schedule and assignments.
Reading assignment: paper by Webb Miller and colleagues (2004). Optional: 1969 paper on the five-kingdom system of the tree of life.
Computer lab (click for word document)(Friday, October 30, 2009 in W3017)
Key URLs: NCBI;UCSC Genome Browser; Ribosomal Database Project at Michigan State University; Pfam (Protein Family Database); MEGA phylogeny software.

This page updated November 7, 2010