BIO 450/BIO 599 - Spring 2020

General information

The course schedule (subject to updates through-out the semester) is here.

Find information on homework assignments here.

Find information on in-class exercises here.

Schedule: Tu/Th 11:10am-12:25pm, Science and Health, Room 433

Course materials

Lecture notes

See the Lecture slides and Primary reading columns in the course schedule (linked above) to find links to the materials for a lecture.

Text book

The text book for this class is An Introduction to Applied Bioinformatics. This is a free, online book. Currently there is no paper copy available.

Jupyter Notebook

We’ll use the monsoon supercomputer housed at NAU over the course of the semester. You can access this here.

Turning in your homework by email

Your homework must always be turned in with a standardized name. That name should be <nau_id>_<homework_id>.<extension>, where <nau_id> is your NAU identifier (for example, mine is jgc53), and <homework_id> and <extension> are provided on a per-assignment basis.

Unless otherwise noted, homework must be turned in by email to Dr. Caporaso ( before class on the day it is due.

Other information

BIO 450 counts as a major elective for the Biology degree programs.