Biology 381 - Computational Biology

Nicholas J. Gotelli

Spring 2017

This site contains course materials, scripts, homeworks, and resources for Computational Biology, Spring 2017.

Lecture Outlines, R-Scripts, & Homework Assignments

Date Lecture Scripts Homework
January 17 GitHub - -
January 18 - - Homework #1
January 19 Thinking On Paper - -
January 24 RStudio - -
January 25 - - Homework #2
January 26 RStudio II - -
January 31 Beamer Slides R-Scripts -
February 1 - - Homework #3
February 2 Importing Data R-Scripts -
February 7 Regular Expressions R-Scripts -
February 8 - - Homework #4
February 9 Regular Expressions II R-Scripts -
February 14 Atomic Vectors R-Scripts -
February 15 - - Homework #5
February 16 Data Structures - -
February 21 Subsetting - -
February 22 - - Homework #6
February 23 Probability Distributions - -
February 28 Probability Distributions II - -
March 1 - - Homework #7
March 2 Functions - -
March 7 TOWN MEETING DAY RECESS - -
March 8 - - Homework #8
March 9 Structured Programming R-Scripts -
March 14 SPRING RECESS - -
March 15 SPRING RECESS - -
March 16 SPRING RECESS - -
March 21 Guest Lecture: Dr. Brandon Ogbunugafor - -
March 22 - - Homework #9
March 23 NO CLASS - -
March 28 Control Structures - -
March 29 - - Catch-up Day
March 30 Control Structures II - -
April 4 Control Structures III - -
April 5 - - Homework #10
April 6 Control Structures IV - -
April 11 Randomization Tests - -
April 12 - - Spatial Analysis
April 13 Markov Models - -
April 18 Markov Models II - -
April 19 - - R Presentations: Garrett, Mikucki, Southgate, Kazenal
April 20 Apply Functions - -
April 25 Base Graphics I - -
April 26 - - R Presentations: Nevins, Clark, Keller, Looi
April 27 Base Graphics II - -
May 2 Research Presentations: Clark, Southgate, Keller, Looi - -
May 3 - - R Presentations: Alger, Burnham, Ashlock; Research Presentations: Nevins, Garrett, Kazenal
May 4 Research Presentations: Alger, Mikucki, Burnham, Ashlock - -

Class Work

Student Fun Fact
Samantha Alger GitHub Portfolio I am a beekeeper.
Lauren Ash GitHub Portfolio While interning at Busch Gardens in Florida, I made friends with Rosie the elephant because she would sway and stare at me for hours.
Lauren Ashlock GitHub Portfolio I have a 13 year old cockatiel named Rosie.
Alex Burnham GitHub Portfolio I used to own a business called “Burnham Custom Amplification” where I hand built boutique custom speaker cabinets for guitar and bass players.
Peter Clark GitHub Portfolio I enjoy plants that grow on cliffs.
April Garrett GitHub Portfolio As a reward for getting through Comps at the end of this semester, I plan to enroll in River Dancing classes in Colchester starting this summer.
Nick Gotelli GitHub Portfolio For 33 years, I have raised pure-bred, show-quality chow chows.
Melanie Kazenal GitHub Portfolio After completing my undergraduate degree, I worked for two years as an immigration law paralegal.
Erin Keller GitHub Portfolio I can speak Norwegian! Jeg kan snakker norsk!
Alex Looi GitHub Portfolio I like to run, a lot, and I have a personal running coach who lives in San Fran.
Emily Mickuki GitHub Portfolio I have scars on my arm from being bitten by a sloth!
Matthias Nevins GitHub Portfolio I was home-schooled until 8th grade.
Morgan Southgate GitHub Portfolio Over this winter break, I attended Dave Barrington’s Tropical Plant Systematics field course in Costa Rica.